Bioeconomic assessment, 28

Bioremediation, 43

Brackish reject concentrate. See Reverse osmosis

Buffer value, 2, 21, 60, 77, 139, 141, 146, 159-162, 170

Bush, President George, 11

BV. See Bequest value

C

California, 21, 39, 109-111

Arvin-Edison, 12, 128-129, 140-142

Orange County, 12, 128-129, 142-148

San Joaquin Valley, 39

Capture, law of, 4, 37, 113, 171

Case studies, 12, 127-165.

See also specific states

lessons learned, 164-165

summarized, 127-130

CERCLA. See Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act

Chlorinated hydrocarbons. See Organic contaminants

Clean Water Act (CWA), 10, 114, 116-117

Clinton, President William, 11

Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA), 116

COI. See Cost of illness method

Colorado, 112

Command-and-control approaches, 10

Commerce Department. See U.S. Department of Commerce

Committee on Ground Water Cleanup Alternatives, 26

Commodity prices, 57

Common law doctrines, 106-111

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability

Act (CERCLA), 1, 10, 44, 115, 149

Computer capacity, inadequate, 45

Cone of depression, 35, 109-110, 170

Confined aquifer. See Aquifer

Conjoint analysis. See Contingent valuation method (CVM)

Conjunctive use, 35-36, 111

Conservation efforts, 15, 39

little incentive for, 37

Consumers, basis of valuation, 49-50

Consumptive use, 170

Contamination, 4, 41-42.

See also Hazardous waste contamination;

Hydrologic cycle, anthropogenic modifications of;

Maximum contaminant levels (MCLs);

and specific contaminants

containing, 44

filtering out, 2, 35

laws regulating, 10

protecting against, 15, 17, 116-117

Contingent valuation method (CVM), 6-9, 27-28, 69, 76, 82-87, 90-100, 170

cautions about using, 83-85

questionnaire, sample of, 84, 174-176

Corps of Engineers, 124

Correlative rights, 107-108

Cost-benefit analysis. See Benefit-cost analysis (BCA)

Cost of illness (COI) method, 7, 9, 75, 78

Costs, 14, 25-26, 31, 35, 37, 74-77, 160, 170

dynamic, 72

of water treatment, 42-44, 118-119

Current use value. See Use value

CVM. See Contingent valuation method

CWA. See Clean Water Act

CZMA. See Coastal Zone Management Act

D

Deep aquifers. See Aquifers

Deep-well injection, 42

Defense Department. See U.S. Department of Defense

Depletion, 32-35

Depression. See Cone of depression

Derived demand method. See Costs

Dealination, low pressure. See Nanofiltration

Direct approaches, 28, 82-86, 90-99, 170

Discharge. See Depletion

Discounting, 5-6, 54-56, 65-66, 170.

See also Future value (FV);

Risk premiums

Disposal options, 42

Disutility, measuring. See Contingent valuation method (CVM)

Diversity. See Wildlife habitat

Double counting errors, 8, 20, 99

Drawdown, 139, 170

Drought, 4, 38.

See also Buffer value

Dynamic price, 71-73



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