Economic Value of Water Resources of the Upper Reaches of the Xin’an River Basin, China

  • Zhejiang Normal University, Jinhua 321004, China

Received date: 2011-11-24

  Revised date: 2011-12-02

  Online published: 2012-03-30

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this study was conducted under the financial of the support of Graduate School of Zhejiang Normal University(201112919).


Estimating the value of water resources not only forms the basis of water rights transactions between upstream and downstream and eco-compensation standards, but also provides scientific data for the reasonable establishment of local water prices and promotes sustainable use and efficient management. Here, we estimate the economic value of the water resources of the upper reaches of the Xin’an River basin. Our purpose is to establish theoretical support for eco-compensation standardization and provide data for the protection of water resources and water price reform.

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LIU Junwei, LV Huijin . Economic Value of Water Resources of the Upper Reaches of the Xin’an River Basin, China[J]. Journal of Resources and Ecology, 2012 , 3(1) : 87 -92 . DOI: 10.5814/j.issn.1674-764x.2012.01.013


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