11 Mar 2011

Water quality trading

via the sustainable water resources network:

G. Tracy Mehan (Cadmus Group) on "Moving Beyond Water Quality Trading Towards a Complete Portfolio of Ecoservices" [15 Min Video] at University of Chicago on May 29, 2009.

Progress in water quality management has slowed because the Clean Water Act does not adequately address non-point sources... Water quality trading shows promise as one newer approach. An important problem is how to carry out water quality trading between point and non-point sources.