Co-operation of inhabitants and public authorities

E. Jacobs
In the Netherlands as a low-lying country, high groundwater tables cause problems in some houses. The actual cause of these problems is different in different cases, but a problem is always that the responsibilities are complex. The official policy is that not only there is a responsibility for the public bodies; also the owners of the houses themselves have a responsibility. From the point of view of the inhabitants however, high groundwater tables are something...