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The Governance Context of Drought Policy and Pilot Measures for the Arzal Dam and Reservoir, Vilaine Catchment, Brittany, France

The Governance Context of Drought Policy and Pilot Measures for the Arzal Dam and Reservoir, Vilaine Catchment, Brittany, France

La Jeunesse, Isabelle; Corinne Larrue; Carina Furusho et. al. 2016: "The Governance Context of Drought Policy and Pilot Measures for the Arzal Dam and Reservoir, Vilaine Catchment, Brittany, France", in: Bressers, Hans; Nanny Bressers; Corinne Larrue (eds.): Governance for Drought Resilience. Land and Water Drought Management in Europe. Heidelberg: SpringerOpen, 109-138.


Citation

La Jeunesse, Isabelle; Corinne Larrue; Carina Furusho et. al. 2016: "The Governance Context of Drought Policy and Pilot Measures for the Arzal Dam and Reservoir, Vilaine Catchment, Brittany, France", in: Bressers, Hans; Nanny Bressers; Corinne Larrue (eds.): Governance for Drought Resilience. Land and Water Drought Management in Europe. Heidelberg: SpringerOpen, 109-138.

Language
English
Author(s)
Isabelle La Jeunesse
Corinne Larrue
Carina Furusho
Maria-Helena Ramos
Alison Browne
Cheryl de Boer
Louise Crochemore
Jean-Pierre Arrondeau
Aldo Penasso
Publisher
Year
2016
ISBN
978-3-319-29669-2, 978-3-319-29671-5 (eBook)
Dimension
25 pp.
Table of Contents

6.1 Introduction
6.2 National Drought Governance Context
6.2.1 Some Past Drought Events and Consequences on Water Policy
6.2.2 Water Management in France
6.2.3 Drought Adaptation in France
6.3 Geo-Hydro Context, Drought Policy Focus and Measures Taken in the Vilaine
6.3.1 The Vilaine River
6.3.2 The Arzal Dam
6.3.3 Water Management in the Vilaine Catchment
6.4 Assessment of Drought Governance Qualities
6.4.1 Extent: Large for Water Management and Limited for Drought Management
6.4.2 Coherence: Agreement on the Priority to Give to Drinking Water
6.4.3 Flexibility: Limited by the Emergence of Multiple Structures Partly Compensated by the Number of Instruments
6.4.4 Intensity: Awareness of Drought Issues Induced by Climate Change Is Low
6.5 Overview and Visualization of the Results of the Analysis
6.5.1 The Priority Devoted to Drinking Water Production
6.5.2 The Interplay of Stakeholders and Their Motivations, Cognitions and Resources
6.6 Conclusions and Case-Specific Recommendations
6.6.1 Create a Task Force Dedicated to Climate Change Impacts on the Territory, Within the Existing Water Management Network, to Raise Awareness About Drought
6.6.2 Enhance the Knowledge of the Water-Related Impacts of Climate Change in the Specific Vilaine Catchment
6.6.3 Develop a Strategic Foresight Analysis to Identify the Potential Types of Drought Situations in the Basin and the Means to Better Prepare Local Stakeholders to These Situations
6.6.4 Support the Development of Integrated Drought and Water Scarcity Management
6.6.5 Sharing Low-Flow Forecasts with Reservoir Management Interested Parties
References

Keywords
Arzal Dam and Reservoir, Vilaine Catchment, Brittany, France