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New Approaches to Flood Appraisal - EP01031

This project is managed by the water quality branch. The aim of the project is to investigate the feasibility of changing the appraisal framework for flood and coastal defence (FCD) projects from the traditional ‘calculus of social costs and benefits’ (SCB), as currently used by Defra, to the ‘calculus of willingness to pay’, as now used by the Department for Transport.
Project Documents
• Final Report : New approaches to flood appraisal   (139k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2006

Cost: £12,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Professor Robert Sugden
Flood Management