publication . Preprint . Research . 2001

Groundwater Supply in Metro Manila: Distribution, Environmental and Economic Assessment

David, Cristina C.; Inocencio, Arlene B.; Clemente, Roberto S.; Abracosa, Ramon P.; Tabios, Guillermo Q.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
Abstract
Early studies on the groundwater supply of Metro Manila have indicated inefficient resource use that could lead to the eventual decline in the groundwater level, salt water intrusion, and other similar negative externalities. Based on the preceding premise, the paper intends to present a review and assessment of how groundwater resources are developed and utilized in Metro Manila. The study has evaluated technical reports and published literature. It has also adopted water balance models as well as Long-Run Marginal Cost methodologies in calculating the groundwater potential and cost of groundwater pumping. Through these methodologies, the study requires the inc...
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free text keywords: natural resources and environment, water sector, natural resources and environment, water sector, ddc:330
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