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The sustainability and cost-effectiveness of water storage projects on Canterbury rivers: the Opihi River case
(New Zealand Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, 2010-08)
There is an increasing demand for water resources in the Canterbury region. The impact of this demand has lead to unacceptable minimum river flows, which has resulted in adverse affects to river ecology. In an effort to ...
Addressing the wicked problem of water resource management: an ecosystem services approach
(Australian Agricultural & Resource Economics Society, 2011-02)
This paper develops a systematic assessment of the sustainability of ecosystem services provided by rivers impacted by water storage projects. Given the conflicting preferences amongst stakeholders and the incomplete, ...
Evaluating the sustainability of impounded rivers: An ecosystem services approach
(Imperial College Press, 2014-12)
There has been increasing demand in Canterbury, New Zealand for the abstraction of water from rivers. This demand has led to the increased interest in dam projects. But, while river impoundment can result in significant ...