An economic analysis of using wetlands for treatment of shrimp processing wastewater — a case study in Dulac, LA

An economic analysis of using wetlands for treatment of shrimp processing wastewater — a case study in Dulac, LA

Primary Country: United States
Ecosystem: wetland
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $150,000: yearly savings gained from using wetlands for wastewater treatment rather than dissolved air floration
  2. $1.5 million: capitalized cost savings for using wetlands for wastewater treatment rather than dissolved air floration
Methodology: avoided cost

Publication information

Cardoch, L. Day, J. W. Jr.Rybczyk, J.Kemp, G. P. “An economic analysis of using wetlands for treatment of shrimp processing wastewater — a case study in Dulac, LA” Ecological Economics 33: 93–101., 2000

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