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dc.contributor.authorZuo, A.en
dc.contributor.authorWheeler, S.en
dc.contributor.authorBjornlund, H.en
dc.contributor.authorEdwards, J.en
dc.contributor.authorXu, W.en
dc.date.issued2015en
dc.identifier.citationWater Resources Management, 2015; 29(14):5073-5089en
dc.identifier.issn0920-4741en
dc.identifier.issn1573-1650en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/101531-
dc.description.abstractIt is a challenging task for policy makers to design optimal water resource management policies that accommodate increasing demand while minimizing social and environmental impacts of water extraction. We used four surveys of the general community and irrigators in Alberta’s South-Saskatchewan River Basin to explore the values people assign to water and their preferences for water re-allocation policies, focusing particularly on generational differences. The findings suggest that significant generational differences exist: with the younger generation more environmentally concerned, although it favoured less government intervention in water re-allocation. Generational differences also exist regarding residential and irrigation water use values, and in policy preferences for how to protect the environment and the rights of existing water right holders (irrigators). It was also found that urban–rural context and economic dependence (farmers versus non-farmers) on water mediate generational differences in values and preferences.en
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityAlec Zuo, Sarah Ann Wheeler, Henning Bjornlund, Jane Edwards, Wei Xuen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherSpringeren
dc.rights© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015en
dc.subjectWater; Value; Economic analysis; Policy preference; Water re-allocation; Albertaen
dc.titleExploring generational differences towards water resources and policy preferences of water re-allocation in Alberta, Canadaen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.identifier.rmid0030034158en
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11269-015-1105-9en
dc.relation.granthttp://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FT140100773en
dc.identifier.pubid207510-
pubs.library.collectionGlobal Food Studies publicationsen
pubs.library.teamDS11en
pubs.verification-statusVerifieden
pubs.publication-statusPublisheden
dc.identifier.orcidZuo, A. [0000-0003-0425-4633]en
dc.identifier.orcidWheeler, S. [0000-0002-6073-3172]en
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