The water sector is an integral part of the global system. Its governance will not be immune to the rapid changes that have occurred, and will continue to occur, both within the governance of the sector and also of other sectors which are likely to affect the water sector, either directly and indirectly. There have to be radical changes in the governance processes and the institutions responsible for water to cope with the immediate challenges, potential future changes and uncertainties both from within the sector and around the sector.
By Asit K. Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada, 2010. Article published in International Journal of Water Resources Development, Volume 26, Issue 2, pages 129-139. DOI: 10.1080/07900627.2010.488853