An Evaluation of Water Quality Trading for Georgia Watersheds

Jan 01, 2005 | by
  • Description

Water quality trading is a policy tool that could improve the cost effectiveness of achieving environmental goals, but it is not currently used in the state of Georgia. This research seeks to evaluate the applicability of water quality trading in Georgia watersheds. This report provides an update on the status of current research on water quality trading conducted through a collaboration of the Georgia Water Policy and Planning Center, the Georgia State University Andrew Young School of Public Policy, and the University of Georgia Warnell School of Forest Resources. Working Paper Number 2005-003