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The technocracy/democracy dilemma in the water sector

In recent decades, changing social and political circumstances have put the traditional technical-engineering approach to water management under pressure. As a result, water management authorities are now caught on the horns of a dilemma. On the one hand, they need their renowned expert status to fulfil their public responsibilities, such as the protection against floods. …

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