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Effect of forest cover on water treatment costs

Science Spotlights Posted on: October 06, 2017
Intact forests preserve water quality in our lakes and streams, providing cost savings for municipal water providers. American water utilities spend millions of dollars protecting and improving their source water to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water. Knowing the value of this green infrastructure helps communities and land managers better steward the watersheds we rely on and helps the Forest Service better engage with stakeholders in watershed protection.

Effect of forest cover on water treatment costs

Publications Posted on: August 30, 2017
Please note: Due to copyright restrictions, this PDF is the submitted manuscript of the publication. The published version can be purchased on the Water Economics and Policy website here: http://www.worldscientific.com/doi/abs/10.1142/S2382624X17500060.