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The benefits of protecting rural water quality
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service in [Washington, DC]
Written in English
|Statement||Stephen R. Crutchfield, Peter M. Feather, Daniel R. Hellerstein.|
|Series||Agricultural economic report -- no. 701.|
|Contributions||Feather, Peter M., Hellerstein, Daniel R., United States. Dept. of Agriculture. Economic Research Service.|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||27|
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This report explores the use of nonmarket valuation methods to estimate the benefits of protecting or improving rural water quality from agricultural sources of pollution.
Two case studies show how these valuation methods can be used to include water-quality benefits estimates in economic analyses of specific policies to prevent or reduce water.
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Some of the factors threatening water resources are: With the passage of the Clean Water Act in the 's water resources have improved overall, but many lakes and ponds in Massachusetts still suffer from poor water quality. Algae blooms, invasive plants. Many rural water districts have ground water as their supply source.
The private well or public water supply issue is not one of choosing between ground water and surface water. RURAL WATER SUPPLY CONTROVERSY The statements arrowed below have been selected to show some of the issues, concerns and confusion surrounding local rural water Size: 57KB.
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watch for edits or export all records. Add to List. Are you sure you want to remove. Get Informed. Find out about the water quality standards in your state, territory or tribe. The most current EPA-approved WQS for your state can be found by clicking the link below or you can visit your state’s water quality standards website.
The Rural Water Quality Program (RWQP) is voluntary. The best management practices that you choose may be different from those of your neighbours.
The RWQP will help producers respond to the specific water quality concerns by providing financial and technical assistance. The stress on our water environment as a result of increased industrialization, which aids urbanization, is becoming very high thus reducing the availability of clean water.
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With 80 percent of the freshwater resources in the United States originating in forests, having healthy forests is critical to having clean water. The quality of water draining from forested watersheds is typically the highest in the country.
Forests absorb rainfall, refill aquifers, slow and filter stormwater runoff, reduce floods, and provide habitat for fish and wildlife. Protecting water quality in urban areas (also referred to as the Blue Book) is a manual of stormwater best management practices. It was published in and has not undergone revision.
Much of the information in this document is now outdated and we recommend it not be used for regulatory purposes.
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Rural water quality. Unless a programme of measures for improving water quality has been brought into effect by next year, large and ongoing fines are likely to be imposed on the State.&EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency EPAF Protecting Water Quality AGRICULTURAL RUNOFF I/ The United States has more than million acres of agricultural land that produce an abundant supply of food and other products.
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70 °C). This approach can be expensive.