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Calculation and Analysis of the Economic Value of Water Resource

  • 1. Department of Water Resource,China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research,Beijing 100044,China;
    2. Integrated Water Resource Management Office of Handan,Handan 056001,China

Received date: 2007-09-20

  Revised date: 2007-12-10

  Online published: 2008-05-28


Based on the theory of utility value,the paper discusses how to calculate the economic value of water resources(EVW) applying benefit sharing coefficient method from each sub-sector.The method is used in six case study districts of Haihe River basin,where we get the EVW of irrigation farm production,industry(mining,manufacturing,electricity,gas and water production and supply),construction industry and tertiary industries,the integrated EVW of the six districts is from 5.9yuan/m3to 25.2yuan/m3,Beijing is the highest,Anyang with the lowest,and all the results can provide reference basis for charging water fees and formulating scientific policies of water resource.

Cite this article

LI Liang-xian, GAN Hong, WANG Lin, NI Hong-zhen, MU Shu-min . Calculation and Analysis of the Economic Value of Water Resource[J]. JOURNAL OF NATURAL RESOURCES, 2008 , 23(3) : 494 -499 . DOI: 10.11849/zrzyxb.2008.03.016


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