Technical Reports

Environmental Markets

Evaluating Economic Policy Instruments for Sustainable Water Management in Europe: WP3 Ex-Post Case Study of Great Miami River Watershed Water Quality Credit Trading Program. Prepared for the EPI Water Project under contract from the European Commission (January 2012). [Contact for more information]

Use of Models to Reduce Uncertainty and Improve Ecological Effectiveness of Water Quality Trading Programs: Evaluation of the Nutrient Trading Tool and the Watershed Analysis Risk Management Framework. EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2011. 1023610. [Contact for more information]

Wabash River Watershed Water Quality Trading Feasibility Study. Prepared for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency by Conservation Technology Information Center with support from Tetra Tech, Inc. and Kieser & Associates, LLC (September 2011). [Contact for more information]

Water Quality Trading in the Lake Simcoe Watershed: Feasibility Study. Prepared for the Ontario Ministry of Environment (February 2010). [Contact for more information]

A Scientifically-Defensible Process for the Exchange of Pollutant Credits under Minnesota's Proposed Water Quality Trading Rules. Prepared for Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (June 2009).
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Review of Market-Based Schemes for a Water Offset Program Framework. Prepared for The Water Footprint Working Group, Good Stuff International (May 2009). [Contact for more information]

An Economic Comparison of the USDA-NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program Payments and Water Quality Trading in the Great Miami River Watershed of Ohio. Prepared for the Miami Conservancy District (December 2008). [Contact for more information]

Program on Technology Innovation: Ohio River Water Quality Trading Pilot Program-Business Case for Power Company Participation, 2008. EPRI, Palo Alto, CA: 2010. 1018861. [Contact for more information]

Financing Great Lakes Restoration: Identifying Opportunities for Market-Based Programs in the Maumee River Watershed. Prepared for the American Farmland Trust (September 2008). [Contact for more information]

Case Studies of Exemplary Programs in Support of Water Quality Crediting and Trading for the Lake Tahoe Basin v1.0.  Prepared by Kieser & Associates, LLC and Environmental Incentives, LLC for Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board (November 2007). [Contact for more information]

Preliminary Economic Analysis of Water Quality Trading Opportunities in the Great Miami River Watershed, Ohio. Prepared for the Miami Conservancy District (July 2004). [Contact for more information]
 

Watershed & Lake Management

Cedar Lake Augmentation Feasibility Study.  Prepared for the Cedar Lake Improvement Board (August 2011). [Contact for more information]

Cedar Lake Watershed Management Plan.  Prepared for the Cedar Lake Improvement Board (May 2011) and approved by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (August 2011). [Contact for more information]

Build-out Analysis and Urban Cost Scenarios for the Kalamazoo River Watershed Management Plan.  Prepared for the Kalamazoo River Watershed Council (September 2010). [Contact for more information]

Urban Build-out and Stormwater BMP Analysis in the Paw Paw River Watershed. Prepared for the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission (April 2008). [Contact for more information]

Modeling of Agricultural BMP Scenarios in the Paw Paw River Watershed using the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT). Prepared for the Southwest Michigan Planning Commission (February 2008).
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Hydrologic Evaluation of Cedar Lake with Reference to Lake Levels -Phase II report. Prepared for Alcona/Iosco Cedar Lake Association (September 2006). [Contact for more information]

Evaluation of Lake Somerset Water Quality Conditions with Management Recommendations. Prepared for Lake Somerset Property Owners Association (March 2006). [Contact for more information]

SWAT Modeling of the St Joseph River Watershed, Michigan and Indiana. Prepared for the Friends of the St Joseph River (June 2005). [Contact for more information]

Analysis of Urban Stormwater Best Management Practices Options for the St Joseph River Watershed. Prepared for the Friends of the St Joseph River (April 2005). [Contact for more information]

 

 
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