Evaluating the multiple benefits of marine water quality improvements: how important are health risk reductions

Evaluating the multiple benefits of marine water quality improvements: how important are health risk reductions

Primary Country: Portugal
Ecosystem: beach
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. $10.97 (1924 PTE): WTP of Lisbon residents for a water quality improvement from 'bad' to 'average' at Estoril beaches, per visit
  2. $54.8 (9600 PTE): WTP per person, per season, for an estimated average number of 5 yearly visits to 'bad' quality beaches
Data source: This source provided by Salman Hussain at the Scottish Agricultural College.

Publication information

Machado, Fernando S Mourato, Susana “Evaluating the multiple benefits of marine water quality improvements: how important are health risk reductions” Journal of Environmental Management, 2002

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