Potomac Highlands Watershed School

WV Potomac Tributary Strategy:

Overall Cost of Implementation

Excerpted with Permission from the WVPTS Final Version – August 2005

The estimated total cost of implementing West Virginia’s Potomac Tributary Strategy is $873,546,759 (Table 5).   Costs are based on estimates in 2004 dollars.  In order to put the cost for each load sector into perspective, Table 6 provides estimated nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment loads associated with each major source category. 

 

Table 5.  Estimated costs associated with implementing West Virginia’s Potomac Tributary Strategy.

SECTOR

Capital Costs

Annual Costs per Year

2005-2010

Total

2005-2010 Costs

Urban and Mixed Open

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

$159,621,530

$23,904,599

$303,049,124

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$488,847

$2,933,082

Urban and Mixed Open Total

$159,621,530

$24,393,446

$305,982,206

Point Source

 

 

 

Domestic Wastewater Facilities

$125,988,750

$2,509,000

$141,042,750

Industrial Facilities

$138,720,000

$2,498,400

$153,710,400

Point Source Total

$264,708,750

$5,007,400

$294,753,150

Agriculture

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

$178,747,525

$3,073,393

$197,187,883

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$619,920

$3,719,520

Agriculture Total

$178,747,525

$3,693,313

$200,907,403

Forestry

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

N/A

$11,424,000

$68,544,000

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$560,000

$3,360,000

Forestry Total

N/A

$11,984,000

$71,904,000

 

 

 

 

Total Costs - WV Potomac Tributary Strategy

$603,077,805

$45,078,159

$873,546,759

Table 5.  Estimated costs associated with implementing West Virginia’s Potomac Tributary Strategy.

SECTOR

Capital Costs

Annual Costs per Year

2005-2010

Total

2005-2010 Costs

Urban and Mixed Open

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

$159,621,530

$23,904,599

$303,049,124

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$488,847

$2,933,082

Urban and Mixed Open Total

$159,621,530

$24,393,446

$305,982,206

Point Source

 

 

 

Domestic Wastewater Facilities

$125,988,750

$2,509,000

$141,042,750

Industrial Facilities

$138,720,000

$2,498,400

$153,710,400

Point Source Total

$264,708,750

$5,007,400

$294,753,150

Agriculture

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

$178,747,525

$3,073,393

$197,187,883

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$619,920

$3,719,520

Agriculture Total

$178,747,525

$3,693,313

$200,907,403

Forestry

 

 

 

BMP Implementation

N/A

$11,424,000

$68,544,000

Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration

N/A

$560,000

$3,360,000

Forestry Total

N/A

$11,984,000

$71,904,000

 

 

 

 

Total Costs - WV Potomac Tributary Strategy

$603,077,805

$45,078,159

$873,546,759

Table 5.  Estimated costs associated with implementing West Virginia’s Potomac Tributary Strategy. 
SECTOR Capital Costs Annual Costs per Year Total 
2005-2010 2005-2010 Costs
Urban and Mixed Open       
BMP Implementation $159,621,530 $23,904,599 $303,049,124
Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration N/A $488,847 $2,933,082
Urban and Mixed Open Total $159,621,530 $24,393,446 $305,982,206
Point Source       
Domestic Wastewater Facilities $125,988,750 $2,509,000 $141,042,750
Industrial Facilities $138,720,000 $2,498,400 $153,710,400
Point Source Total $264,708,750 $5,007,400 $294,753,150
Agriculture       
BMP Implementation $178,747,525 $3,073,393 $197,187,883
Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration N/A $619,920 $3,719,520
Agriculture Total $178,747,525 $3,693,313 $200,907,403
Forestry       
BMP Implementation N/A $11,424,000 $68,544,000
Technical Assistance, Outreach, and Administration N/A $560,000 $3,360,000
Forestry Total N/A $11,984,000 $71,904,000
       
Total Costs - WV Potomac Tributary Strategy $603,077,805 $45,078,159 $873,546,759

 

Table 6.  Estimated nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment loads in the year 2002 associated with each major source category. 29
SOURCE 2002 Total 
Nitrogen Load (in million pounds per year) Phosphorus  Load (in million pounds per year) Sediment Load (in million pounds per year) 
Agriculture 3.39 0.33 0.23
Forest 1.74 0.02 0.05
Urban & Mixed Open 1.56 0.08 0.05
Point Source 0.35 0.11 0
Atm Deposition over Water 0.06 0 0
total 7.11 0.55 0.33