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Awareness-raising and education campaign on water savings
To increase knowledge and understanding of water scarcity and water pollution with the aim of changing the behaviour and environmental impact of individuals and businesses
Data source Author Country Climate risks considered Methodological approach
Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation: Quantify the Cost of Impacts and Adaptation Metroeconomica UK Water scarcity & droughts

Two case-studies in SE England and SE Scotland. Net benefit estimated as difference between (a) the economic losses to households of restricted supplies and (b) resource costs of removing deficits. It used existing studies to estimate the economic losses to households for foregone water use because of the anticipated water deficit up to 2100 using a revealed preference approach. The report then assessed the cost of addressing this water deficit, using information on the range of options available for managing the public water supply, and by constructing indicative cost-yield curves.

Prioritisation Method for Adaptation Measures to Climate Change in the Water Sector Máñez, M.; Cerdà, A. Spain Water scarcity & droughts

Cost-benefit analyses: Calculates private, environmental and social costs and benefits for a case study on educational compaign in Badalona, Catalonia. Includes positive and negative externalities: water  savings, Not profitable (negative NPV), especially no additional environmental benefits could be included. But measure still important to consider compared to water gains of other measures