Measuring Benefits of Water Supply Projects

by Farhad Farnam, California Dep of Water Resources, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Optimizing the Resources for Water Management


Various approaches are used to determine the value of water supply projects. Deterministic methods will lead to biased valuation of additional supplies of water. Calculation of risk premium to avoid adverse water conditions is an indication of farmers' willingness to pay.

Subject Headings: Water supply | Project management | Water pollution | Agricultural wastes | Risk management | Construction management | Water resources | Value engineering | California | United States

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