Cost-benefit analysis of raising the quality of New Zealand networked drinking water; and Drinking Water Standards New Zealand Cost Benefit Analysis
The following cost-benefit analysis reports provide useful information about the likely costs/cost drivers that may arise in a drinking-water event, including the related costs and benefits of meeting the Drinking-water Standards and legislation.
- Drinking Water Standards New Zealand Cost-Benefit Analysis – Engineering Input. May 2010 (pdf, 1.79 MB).
- Cost benefit analysis of raising the quality of New Zealand networked drinking water. June 2010. (pdf, 2.58 MB). This is an assessment of benefits including capital and operating costs to bring non-compliant networked water supplies into compliance with the drinking water Standards.
- The 2012 waterborne disease outbreak in a small town in New Zealand: an estimate of costs. December 2013 (pdf, 1.03 MB). This is an estimate of costs of the 2012 outbreak of Campylobacter in a small township in New Zealand.
- Estimating the cost of the 2013 Raetihi Diesel Spill. May 2015 (pdf, 503 KB). This is an assessment of cost from diesel spill into the source water for a small New Zealand community.