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A Cost Abatement Model of the River Tees (in the UK)

  • M. Walker
  • D. Elliott
  • P. McCabe
  • D. Storey

Abstract

The paper outlines the application of integer programming techniques to devising a least cost method of improving water quality in the River Tees. The results enable the feasibility of an effluent pricing policy to be compared with conventional control procedures, from the viewpoint of economic efficiency.

Copyright information

© The World Organisation of General Systems and Cybernetics 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Walker
    • 1
  • D. Elliott
    • 1
  • P. McCabe
    • 1
  • D. Storey
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of EconomicsUniversity of NewcastleNewcastle-upon-TyneUK

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