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Author Thurston, Hale W

Title Economic Incentives for Stormwater Control
Published Hoboken : CRC Press, 2011


Description 1 online resource (244 pages)
Contents Front Cover; Contents; Preface; About the Editor; Contributors; Chapter 1: Background and Introduction; Chapter 2: Costs and Effectiveness of Stormwater Management Practices; Chapter 3: Economic Costs, Benefits, and Achievability of Low-Impact Development-Based Stormwater Regulations; Chapter 4: Accounting for Uncertainty in Determining Green Infrastructure Cost-Effectiveness; Chapter 5: The Economics of Green Infrastructure and Low-Impact Development Practices; Chapter 6: The Property-Price Effects of Abating Nutrient Pollutants in Urban Housing Markets
Chapter 7: Opportunity Costs of Residential Best Management Practices for Stormwater Runoff ControlChapter 8: At the Intersection of Hydrology, Economics, and Law: Application of Market Mechanisms and Incentives to Reduce Stormwater Runoff; Chapter 9: In-Lieu Fees: Steps Toward Stormwater Treatment Cost-Effectiveness; Chapter 10: Cap-and-Trade for Stormwater Management; Back Cover
Summary Dealing with stormwater runoff in urban areas is a problem that is getting bigger and more expensive. As we cover porous surfaces with impervious structures--commercial buildings, parking lots, roads, and houses--finding places for rainwater and snowmelt to soak in becomes harder. Many landscapers, architects, planners, and others have proposed that the use of "green" localized management practices, such as rain gardens and bio-swales, may function as well as traditional "gray" pipes and basins at reducing the effects of stormwater runoff, and do so in a way that is more at
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Subject Runoff -- Economic aspects
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9781439845615