CTW - WEM (EN)

Challenges for water innovations at Dutch Water Authorities

Prof. Stefan Kuks


Abstract:
Prof. Stefan Kuks is chairman of the Water Authority Vechtstromen in the East Netherlands and executive board member of the Dutch Water Authorities Association. At the University of Twente he is parttime professor on Innovation and Implementation of Water Policy.
In this lunchtalk he will discuss how Climate Change, the Dutch Delta Programme and the European Water Framework Directive challenge Dutch Water Authorities to develop longterm investment programmes, and what chances this creates for innovations and knowledge development.