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Making water policy work in the United Kingdom: A case study of practical approaches to strengthening complex, multi-tiered systems of water governance

Robins, Lisa; Burt, T.P.; Bracken, L.J.; Boardman, John; Thompson, D.B.A.


We propose a suite of actions for strengthening water governance in contexts with complex, multi-tiered arrangements. In doing so, we focus on the collective water policies and approaches of the United Kingdom (UK), including those of devolved governments, which confront a host of serious water-related challenges—from massive flooding of urban areas and agricultural lands, to pressure on aquifers from rising water demand and drought. Further complexity in addressing these challenges has emerged...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
Source: Environmental Science and Policy
DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2017.01.008


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