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Assessing the Economic Impact of Redistributing Water within a Catchment: A Case Study of the Musi Catchment in the Krishna Basin in India

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dc.contributor.author Davidson, Brian
dc.contributor.author Hellegers, Petra
dc.contributor.author Samad, Madar
dc.date.accessioned 2011-11-09T18:57:36Z
dc.date.available 2011-11-09T18:57:36Z
dc.date.issued 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10535/7680
dc.description.abstract "The aim in this paper was to present the details of an economic modeling exercise conducted on the Musi Catchment of the Krishna Basin. The model has the unique characteristic of being able to value the water used on individual crops and in different regions. Thus, the individual values of water used to produce different crops, grown over two different seasons and over five very different regions within a catchment, were determined. This is a significant improvement over previous attempts, where a single value of water in a catchment was derived regardless of what it is used for, when it was used and where it used in the catchment. In addition to the agricultural valuation process, some account was made for the other uses of water and how they should be valued. The worth of these findings cannot be underestimated as the results are useful to those who need to allocate scarce water supplies between competing uses within a catchment. The assumptions underlying the model, the data used and the results and implications drawn are fully detailed in this paper. This model was connected to a hydrological model and used to simulate various scenarios on the water situation facing users in the basin. This model is the forerunner of similar modeling attempts on similar problems in other regions of the Krishna Basin and in the Murray Darling Basin of Australia." en_US
dc.language English en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries IWMI Working Paper, no. 134 en_US
dc.subject economic behavior en_US
dc.subject catchments en_US
dc.subject river basins en_US
dc.subject modeling en_US
dc.subject allocation rules en_US
dc.subject water management en_US
dc.title Assessing the Economic Impact of Redistributing Water within a Catchment: A Case Study of the Musi Catchment in the Krishna Basin in India en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US
dc.type.methodology Case Study en_US
dc.publisher.workingpaperseries International Water Management Institute, Colombo, Sri Lanka en_US
dc.coverage.region Middle East & South Asia en_US
dc.coverage.country India en_US
dc.subject.sector Water Resource & Irrigation en_US

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