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Governing for Drought and Water Scarcity in the Context of Flood Disaster Recovery

Governing for Drought and Water Scarcity in the Context of Flood Disaster Recovery

The Curious Case of Somerset, United Kingdom

Browne, Alison L.; Steve Dury; Cheryl de Boer et. al. 2016: "Governing for Drought and Water Scarcity in the Context of Flood Disaster Recovery: The Curious Case of Somerset, United Kingdom", in: Bressers, Hans; Nanny Bressers; Corinne Larrue (eds.): Governance for Drought Resilience. Land and Water Drought Management in Europe. Heidelberg: SpringerOpen, 83-107.


Citation

Browne, Alison L.; Steve Dury; Cheryl de Boer et. al. 2016: "Governing for Drought and Water Scarcity in the Context of Flood Disaster Recovery: The Curious Case of Somerset, United Kingdom", in: Bressers, Hans; Nanny Bressers; Corinne Larrue (eds.): Governance for Drought Resilience. Land and Water Drought Management in Europe. Heidelberg: SpringerOpen, 83-107.

Language
English
Author(s)
Author(s)
Alison L. Browne
Steve Dury
Cheryl de Boer
Isabelle la Jeunesse
Publisher
Year
2016
ISBN
978-3-319-29669-2, 978-3-319-29671-5 (eBook)
Dimension
25 pp.
Table of Contents

5.1 Introduction to Somerset, UK: The Land of the Summer People
5.2 National and Regional Climate Change, Water Management and Drought Governance Contexts
5.2.1 The Geo-Hydro Context of Somerset Water System and Future Climate Impacts
5.2.2 Regulatory and Governance Context of English Water Management
5.2.3 Drought Governance Context: Managing Water During Normal and Crisis Periods
5.2.4 Flood Policy Developments in Somerset Since the Floods of 2013/2014
5.3 Drought Measures Taken Within Somerset in the Context of Flooding Recovery
5.3.1 Agriculture and Drought Resilience
5.3.2 Nature and Drought Resilience
5.4 Assessment of Drought Governance in Somerset
5.4.1 Extent
5.4.2 Coherence
5.4.3 Flexibility
5.4.4 Intensity
5.5 Conclusions: Planning for Adaptation in the Context of Contested Material Water Histories and Meta-Governance Failures Within the Broader Water Sector
References

Keywords
Somerset, United Kingdom