Economic valuation of wastewater management is complex, but an important tool to guide policymakers and investors to take informed decisions. Adequate wastewater collection, treatment, and safe use or disposal can lead to significant environmental and health benefits. However, because some of these benefits do not have a market price, they have not traditionally been considered in the financial analysis of wastewater treatment projects, therefore underestimating total benefits.

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