STAKEHOLDER MEETING | State Surface Water Protection Program: Environmental, Social, and Economic Cost/Benefit Technical Paper

ADEQ invites stakeholders to join the following virtual meeting to discuss the Surface Water Protection Program (SWPP) Environmental, Social, and Economic Cost/Benefit Technical Paper:

Date: Monday, May 23, 2022
Time: 12 – 2 p.m.
Location: Online and by phone via GotoWebinar | Register >
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

We appreciate your continued support, participation and feedback as ADEQ continues to develop the rules for the SWPP.

Background & Resources

The Environmental, Social, and Economic Cost/Benefit Technical Paper outlines the environmental, social and economic (ESE) cost/benefit analysis ADEQ will use to list and delist waters as part of SWPP and apply water quality standards at specific levels. At a high level, this paper addresses:

  • ADEQ’s process to develop a methodology to formulate an appropriate ESE cost/benefit analysis for SWPP implementation
  • Elements to be considered in a water quality benefit/cost modeling process 
  • A modeling framework for generating water quality benefit/cost estimates 
  • An overview of benefit/cost valuation methodologies
  • A forecast of how ADEQ’s ESE model will function

Environmental, Social, and Economic Cost/Benefit Technical Paper | View/Download >
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