Cleaning-up the Ganges: A Cost-benefit Analysis of the Ganga Action Plan
This book analyzes the case for cleaning the Ganga river system, using rigorous cost-benefit analysis. The first study of its kind, it evaluates user benefits and non-user benefits, incidence of costs, methods of appropriating part of the benefits for the financial sustainability of the project, and income distribution benefits.
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The Decline and Ecological Restoration of the River Rhine
The River Danube
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Action Plan GAP agricultural Allahabad ALOG analysis average bathing quality beneficiaries Bhagalpur Bihar cent error level Chandannagar Chapter contingent valuation cost crops D_STAND density DL DL Dolphin economic effluents environmental estimated fertilizer fish fisheries full GAP Ganga Action Plan Ganga River Ganges Gangetic basin GAP projects GAP water habitat health benefits heavy metals hectare hilsa household per annum ILOG impact India industrial irrigation Jajmau Kanpur kilometres Lalgola level of water measures metals and pesticides milligrams per litre million per annum Nabadwip non-user benefits Patna phytoplankton pollution abatement population programme questionnaire Rajmahal regression respondents Rhine river water quality sample schemes sewage significant sludge species STPs stretch study area Table tion Titagarh toxic treatment plants tributaries Turtle ug/1 IRC units per litre unskilled labour urban user and non-user user benefits Uttar Pradesh Varanasi waste water wastewater West Bengal Wildlife Protection willingness-to-pay zooplankton