Groundwater Policy Research: Collaboration with Groundwater Conservation Districts in Texas
The unique nature of the Ogallala Aquifer presents interesting and confounding problems for water policymakers who are coping with changing groundwater rules in Texas. The purpose of this article is to link previous efforts in water policy research for the Ogallala Aquifer in Texas with current collaborations that are ongoing with regional water planners. A chronological progression of economic water modeling efforts for the region is reviewed. The results of two recent collaborative studies are presented that provide estimates of impacts of alternative policies on groundwater saturated thickness, water use, net farm income, and regional economic activities.
Volume (Year): 43 (2011)
Issue (Month): 03 (August)
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- Bekure, Solomon E. & Eidman, Vernon R., 1971. "Intertemporal Allocation Of Ground Water In The Central Ogallala Formation: An Application Of A Multistage Sequential Decision Model," Southern Journal of Agricultural Economics, Southern Agricultural Economics Association, vol. 3(01), December.
- Wheeler, Erin A. & Segarra, Eduardo & Johnson, Phillip N. & Johnson, Jeffrey W. & Willis, David B., 2006. "Policy Alternatives for the Southern Ogallala Aquifer," 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida 35269, Southern Agricultural Economics Association.
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