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Main Title Ex Post Measurement of Benefits and Costs in Small Watershed Projects.
Author Maxwel, Phillip Allan Richard ;
CORP Author Georgia Univ., Athens. Inst. of Natural Resources.
Year Published 1973
Report Number DI-14-31-0001-3570; OWRR-B-059-GA; 02212,; B-059-GA(1)
Stock Number PB-226 108
Additional Subjects Watersheds ; Cost benefit analysis ; Little Tallapossa River ; Rooty Creek ; Georgia ; Flood control ; Recreation ; Water supply ; Evaluation ; Project planning ; River basin development ; Theses ;
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NTIS  PB-226 108 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 149p
Abstract
Methods available to measure the performance of public investment are developed and tested with specific attention to water resources projects for flood control, municipal and industrial water supply, and recreation. The direct measurements attempt to measure variables showing the net benefits from each project purpose while the indirect techniques measure the growth of surrogate variables which reflect the impact of an entire project. The research uses these methods to measure the ex post performance of two small watershed projects in Georgia, Rooty Creek and the Little Tallapoosa River. By observing the growth of income in analogue undeveloped watersheds the discrepancies between ex ante and ex post estimates of costs and benefits from these projects are discussed, and suggestions are made on ways to improve future agency benefit-cost analyses. (Modified author abstract)