The Importance of Water to the U.S. Economy: Synthesis Report
By: U.S. EPA, Office of Water
The purpose of this report is to raise awareness of water’s importance to U.S. economic welfare, and to summarize information that public and private decision-makers can use to better manage the nation’s water resources. It includes a review of the literature and practice on the importance of water to the U.S. economy, identifies key data gaps, and describes the implication of the study’s findings for future research.
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