Clearfell Logging in the Otway Forested Catchments - Water Yield and Water Quality Issues Otway Ranges Environment Network
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Economic Value of Water vs. Timber, West Barwon Catchment

The ‘RFA’ logging scenario contained in the Sinclair Knight Merz Report for the West Barwon Catchment was used to compare the value of timber and woodchips against the value of water gained.

Expressed as Net Present Values, Sawn Timber Values for the West Barwon catchments range from $1.6 to $6.3 million depending on the measure used.

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