What do declining elephant populations & failed hand pumps have in common?

  August 28, 2017

More than you might think. The conservation and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sectors both face their share of challenges when it comes to sustainability. As the learning partner on the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Sustainable WASH Systems Initiative (SWS), Environmental Incentives is bringing our experience in the conservation sector here in the… Read more »

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Lake Tahoe Crediting Program Exceeds Targets

  August 22, 2017

Local governments and highway departments are exceeding their targets for reducing polluted runoff to Lake Tahoe. The Lake Tahoe TMDL Program 2017 Performance Report finds that collective actions have reduced fine sediment loads from entering the lake by 12 percent since 2004, exceeding the first five-year reduction target of 10 percent. These results can be attributed… Read more »

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Water practice expands with Senior Associate Evan Branosky

  August 8, 2017

We are excited to welcome to the team Evan Branosky, who joined Environmental Incentives this spring as a Senior Associate in the Water practice area. Bringing his diverse skill set in research and analysis, strategic planning, and program design, Evan will focus on expanding the company’s efforts to improve water quality across the country. Previously,… Read more »

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Draft Bacteria Cost-Benefit Analysis Released

  August 3, 2017

Water-borne pathogens―which cause illnesses and beach closings―are the focus of the San Diego Region’s 2010 Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL). To understand the implications of various approaches to reducing bacteria levels, the cost-benefit analysis (CBA) uses the best available science and most current economic techniques to evaluate the benefits of several alternative scenarios. The… Read more »

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