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Main Title Economic Model of an Area's Response to Depletion of its Water Resources.
Author Rupper, Richard W. ; Clause, George S. ;
CORP Author Kansas Water Resources Research Inst., Manhattan.
Year Published 1972
Report Number DI-14-31-0001-3216; OWRR-A-035-KAN; 10405,; A-035-KAN(1)
Stock Number PB-220 962
Additional Subjects ( Water supply ; Economic models) ; Groundwater ; Substitutes ; Groundwater recharge ; Depletion ; Irrigation ; Regional planning ; Population migrations ; Kansas ; Demography ; Economic analysis ; Ground water mining
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-220 962 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 38p
Irrigation development has led many areas to depend upon mining of local groundwater for considerable proportions of their income. As groundwater depletion takes place these areas can develop alternative supplies, instigate economically advantageous transfers, or incur reductions in population and income because of migration. A conceptual economic model is presented for determining the appropriate combination of the alternatives for an area to use and the way in which the combination should be varied over time as the depletion continues. Little emphasis is placed on empirical findings for case study areas, however, some detailed work is presented on migration habits to be expected in Western Kansas. (Author)