New paper about economic feasibility assessment of managed aquifer recharge.

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The research work entitled "Assessing Economic Feasibility of Managed Aquifer Recharge

Schemes: Evidence from Cost-benefit Analysis in Poland" has been published in the peer-reviewed journal Water Resources Management.

Managed aquifer recharge (MAR) systems are among the solutions that are capable of increasing water supply and improving water quality through natural attenuation processes. Along with hydrogeologic considerations and institutional feasibility assessments, economic analysis is essential when evaluating MAR projects. This study is the first one to provide an economic feasibility assessment of a MAR scheme in Poland by performing a cost-benefit analysis (CBA) combined with a contingent valuation study to identify the willingness-to-pay, sensitivity analysis to address uncertainty regarding the realisation of benefits and costs together with expert assessment of socio-economic risks associated with the MAR scheme implementation.

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