Presentation to Texas Water Research Network Conference, 14 September 2018, Austin, TX. Thank you to TWRN for giving me the
Gabriel Collins, “Economic valuation of groundwater in Texas,” Texas Water Journal Volume 9, Number 1, May 21, 2018, https://journals.tdl.org/twj/index.php/twj/article/view/7068/pdf, (50-68) Groundwater
Full Analysis available at: https://www.bakerinstitute.org/media/files/files/6268119b/bi-report-032018-ces-groundwatervalue.pdf Synopsis: Multiple methods can be used to value groundwater, with some more applicable in certain situations
The author discussed a range of methods that can be used–and are used–to value groundwater resources in Texas. Full presentation
To either close deals or resolve disputes, parties and courts must be able to attach a credible economic value to water. In many cases, the water at issue may still be underground in the aquifer.
Gabriel Collins, “How Much Water Does Apache Potentially Need to Develop Alpine High?,” Texas Water Intelligence™, Water Note #5, 19 June
Fulltext available here. Gabriel Collins and Hilmar Blumberg, “Implementing three-dimensional groundwater management in a Texas groundwater conservation district,” Texas Water