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General Reference

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Suggested Reading

Baumann, Duane D., John J. Boland, and W. Michael Hamemann (1998), Urban Water Demand Management and Planning, New York : McGraw Hill.

Conservation Fund (1994), Sustainable Everglades Initiative. Strategic Issues Assessment: Environmental, Economic, and Social, Report prepared for John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Dixon, John A. and Paul B. Sherman (1990), Economics of Protected Areas: A New Look at Benefits and Costs, Washington DC and Covelo, CA: Island Press.

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman (1947), The Everglades: River of Grass, revised edition (1988), Sarasota, FL: Pineapple Press

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman (1990) Nine Florida Stories, Kevin M McCarthy (ed.) Jacksonville, FL: University of North Florida Press

Fernald, Edward A. and Elizabeth D. Purdum (eds) (1998) Water Resources Atlas of Florida. Tallahassee, FL: Institute of Science and Public Affairs , Florida State University.

Florida Council of 100 (2003). Improving Florida’s Water Supply Management Structure: Ensuring and Sustaining Environmentally Sound Water Supplies and Resources to Meet Current and Future Needs, Tampa, FL (September).

Governors Commission for a Sustainable South Florida (1998). A Report on full Cost Accounting (December 19) Coral Gables, FL.

Gulf Engineers and Consultants (1996) Municipal and Industrial (M&I) Water Use Forecast. Lake Okeechobee Regulation Schedule Study (LORSS). Jacksonville, FL US Army Corps of Engineers.

Gunderson, Lance H (2011) ‘Managing surprising ecosystems in southern Florida.’ Ecological Economics, 37 (3). 371-8.

Hazen and Sawyer (1993), Twenty Year Evaluation: Economic Impacts from Implementing the Marjory Stoneman Douglas Everglades Restoration Act and the US vs. SFWMD Settlement Agreement, West Palm Beach, FL : South Florida Water Management District.

Hodges, Alan W., W. David Mulkey, and Effie Philppakos (2000) Economic Impacts of Florida’s Agricultural and Natural Resource Industries, EIR 00-4, Gainesville, FL: IFAS University of Florida.

Horvath, Arpad and C. Hedrickson (1198), ‘A Comparison of the environmental implications of asphalt and steel-reinforced concrete pavements,’ Transport Research Board, Washington, DC (January).

Izuno, F.T., R.W. Rice, and L.T. Capone (1990), ‘Best management practices to enable the coexistence of agriculture and the Everglades environment,’ HortScience, 34 (1), 27-33.

Keasler, John (1958) Surrounded by Three Sides, reprinted (1999), Gainesville, FL University Press of Florida.

Leeworthy, Vernon R. and Patrick Vanasse (1999). ‘Economic contribution of recreating visitors to the Florida Keys/Key West: updates for years
1996-97 and 1997-98.’ Linking the Economy and Environment of Florida Keys/Florida Bay (June), Silver Spring MD: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Letson, David and J. Walter Milon (2002), Florida Coastal Environmental Resources: A Guide to Economic Valuation and Impact Analysis, Gainesville, FL: Florida Sea Grant College Program, University of Florida.

Light, Stephen S. and J. Walter Dineen (1994), ‘Water Control in the Everglades: a historical perspective.’ in Steven M. Davis and John C Ogden (eds), The Everglades: The Ecosystem and Its Restoration, Boca Raton, FL: St Lucie Press, pp. 47-84.

Marella, Richard L. (1992), Factors that Affect Public-Supply Water Use in Florida, with a Section on Projected Water Use to the Year 2020, Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4123, Tallahassee, FL: US Geological Survey.

Marella, Richard L. (2000), Map of Freshwater Withdrawls and Water-Use Trends in Florida, 1995, Tallahassee, FL: US Geological Survey.

Mill, John Stuart (1871) Principles of Political Economy (reprinted 1909), London: Longmans, Green & Co.

National Research Council (2001), Aquifer Storage and Recovery in the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan: A Critique of the Pilot Projects and Related Plans for ASR in the Lake Okeechobee and Western Hillsboro Areas, Washington, DC: National Academy Press.

Natural Resources Conservation Service (2000), Summary Report, 1997 National Resources Inventory, USDA, accessed at

Porter, James W. and Karen G. Porter (eds) (2002), The Everglades, Florida Bay and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook, Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press.

Rand, Honey (2003), Water Wars: A Story of People, Politics and Power, Philadelphia, PA: Xlibris.

Reynolds, John E., J. Richard Conner, Kenneth C. Gibbs and Clyde F Kiker (1973), Water Allocation Models Based on an Analysis for the Kissimme River Basin, (December), Publication 26, Gainesville, FL: Water Resources Research Center, University of Florida.

Ridenour, James M. (1994), The National Parks Compromised: Pork Barrel Politics and America’s Treasures, Merrillville, IN: ICS Books, Inc.

Ross-Miller, Andrew (2001), ‘Valuing open space: land economics & neighborhood parks.’ Cambridge, MA: unpublished MA thesis, MIT.

Salamone, Debbie (2002), Florida’s Water Crisis (reprint), Orlando, FL: Orlando Sentinel, 1-28.

Shiva, Vandana (2002), Water Wars: Privatization, Pollution, and Profit, Cambridge, MA: South End Press.

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (April 2000a), Kissimmee Basin Water Supply Plan, 3 vols ‘Planning Document, support Document, Appendices,’ West Palm Beach, FL: Water Supply Planning and Development Department. SFWMD.

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (April 2000b), Lower East Coast Water Supply Plan, vol 2 ‘Support Document’ West Palm Beach, FL: Water Supply Planning and Development Department. SFWMD.

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (May 2000), Lower East Coast Regional Water Supply Plan, ‘Planning document and Appendices’ West Palm Beach, FL: Water Supply Planning and Development Department. SFWMD.

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (August 2000), District Water Management Plan, West Palm Beach, FL: Water Supply Planning and Development Department. SFWMD.

South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) (2001), South Florida Water Management Model (SFWMM), model documentation from, Review of the Documentation for SFWMM (peer reviews of version 2.10) (Mar. 1998)