The State of Washington Capital Budget for 2013 charged the State of Washington Water Research Center to prepare separate benefit-cost analyses for each of the projects proposed in the 2012 Yakima River Basin Water Resource Management Plan. This report is in response to the legislative charge.
For press attention, related articles and other information see also: https://wrc.wsu.edu/2014ybip/
- WSU Study Challenges Economics of Yakima Basin Water Plan
- WSU Study: Yakima Basin Projects Don’t Pencil Out
- WSU Report Says Water Plan Overvalues Fish Recovery
- Guest Opinion: Public Can’t Afford to Subsidize New Water Projects
- For IWRM to Succeed, It Must Be Embraced as a Social and Political Process
- Cantwell measure allows more irrigation in return for fish, land protections
- Critics of Yakima Basin Integrated Plan say officials don’t listen
- Western Water: Deal could end bitter Washington Battle, but not everyone’s happy
- CAHNRS Team Interdisciplinary Award for 2015
- 2016 Bruce Gardner Prize
- Criticism and response about the WRC study: Exchange between Malloch & Garrity and Yoder
- Water Markets and Storage — Substitutes or Complements for Drought Risk Mitigation?
- Benefit-Cost Analysis of Integrated Water Resource Management: Accounting for interdependence in the Yakima Basin Integrated Plan