Economic Analysis of Canal Animal Protection Measures

by Alonzo D. Knapp, Bureau of Reclamation, United States,
Fred J. Gientke, Bureau of Reclamation, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Planning Now for Irrigation and Drainage in the 21st Century


Justification of canal animal protection measures has been, to a degree, driven by environmental and social constraints and as a result, large expenditures of funds to protect ungulates have occurred on irrigation projects in the west. The authors have recommended a procedure for use in the decision-making process toward the construction of these measures.

Subject Headings: Economic factors | Canals | Animals | Social factors | Decision making | Construction management | Irrigation | Assets

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