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Main Title Studies in the Analysis of Metropolitan Water Resource Systems. Volume III. The Political Evaluation of Alternative Metropolitan Water-Resource Plans.
Author Hait, Douglas A. ;
CORP Author Cornell Univ., Ithaca, N.Y. Water Resources and Marine Sciences Center.
Year Published 1971
Report Number OWRR-C-1640; 00852,; C-1640(3151)(3)
Stock Number PB-204 237
Additional Subjects ( Urban areas ; Water supply) ; ( Water resources ; Management methods) ; ( Water supply ; Urban planning) ; Feasibility ; Policies ; Decision making ; Objectives ; Mathematical models ; Constraints ; Alternative methods ; Political feasibility ; Policy making
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NTIS  PB-204 237 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
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Abstract A methodology was proposed to assist in the selection and ranking of politically feasible water resource planning alternatives. Because all the separate objectives or goals included in each alternative plan often cannot be expressed in the same units, such as dollars, the particular alternative plan deemed most desirable was a political decision. Methods for generating and ranking politically feasible alternatives were in eliminating from detailed consideration those alternatives that were clearly politically non-optimal. Results illustrated how a probabilistic form of indifference analysis could be used to identify and quantify important goals and to define the trade-offs between goals. The approach provided a means of incorporating a policy maker's preferences into a systems analyses of various water resources planning alternatives.
Supplementary Notes See also Volume 2, PB-198 441.
NTIS Title Notes Technical rept. no. 31.
PUB Date Free Form Jul 71,
Category Codes 13B; 5A; 60I
NTIS Prices PC A09/MF A01
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 326522856
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