The benefits of improvements in coastal water quality: a contingent approach

The benefits of improvements in coastal water quality: a contingent approach

Primary Country: France
Ecosystem: water quality
Sample Value Estimates:
Mean WTP of local residents for
  1. FF 215 / household: improved water salubrity, and
  2. FF 160 / household / year: preservation of the ecosystem against eutrophication at Brest natural harbour
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Europe
Data source: Primary

Publication information

Le Goffe, P. “The benefits of improvements in coastal water quality: a contingent approach” Journal of Environmental Management, 45(4), 305-317, 1995

Addtional Notes

WTP was seen to rise with revenue and awareness of local pollution

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