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Research Urban and Regional Studies Institute Research projects

Freshwater use and regional capacity in the Netherlands

Principal researcher

Prof. Johan Woltjer, Prof. Piet Pellenbarg, Jannes Willems

Type of research

Policy research. Funding: Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment


Prof. Johan Woltjer


Ministry of Infrastructure and Environment


This project makes a series of suggestions for strengthening our understanding of dealing, through public and private policy intervention, with increasingly challenging fresh water capacities in the Netherlands. The project explores current sustainability capacities and the resilience of the users of fresh water resources. It also suggests appropriate institutional design.

Last modified:17 March 2014 4.30 p.m.