Radical and gradual environmental innovations in urban water management - could they be friends?

D.L.T. Hegger, B.J.M. Van Vliet & A.R. Mels
This paper deals with the socio-cultural aspects of environmental innovations in urban water management, comparing two categories of cases: disconnection of rainwater from the sewage system and Ecological Sanitation. The former is a gradual innovation that has become official policy in The Netherlands. The latter is a radical innovation that has been implemented in several demonstration projects in Western Europe. After studying the cases, it can be concluded that gradual innovations such as disconnection of...

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Radical and gradual environmental innovations in urban water management - could they be friends?

D.L.T. Hegger, B.J.M. Van Vliet & A.R. Mels
This paper deals with the socio-cultural aspects of environmental innovations in urban water management, comparing two categories of cases: disconnection of rainwater from the sewage system and Ecological Sanitation. The former is a gradual innovation that has become official policy in The Netherlands. The latter is a radical innovation that has been implemented in several demonstration projects in Western Europe. After studying the cases, it can be concluded that gradual innovations such as disconnection of...

Radical and gradual environmental innovations in urban water management - could they be friends?

D.L.T. Hegger, B.J.M. Van Vliet & A.R. Mels
This paper deals with the socio-cultural aspects of environmental innovations in urban water management, comparing two categories of cases: disconnection of rainwater from the sewage system and Ecological Sanitation. The former is a gradual innovation that has become official policy in The Netherlands. The latter is a radical innovation that has been implemented in several demonstration projects in Western Europe. After studying the cases, it can be concluded that gradual innovations such as disconnection of...

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