The Participatory Value Evaluation method applied in the water sector
Public participation is indispensable for the design of effective urban climate adaptation strategies or measures. Participatory Value Evaluation (PVE) is a promising participation method that can support policy makers in the design process. Reyeroord is a neighbourhood in Rotterdam confronted with water issues, and the municipality wants to use a green area in the neighbourhood for water storage. This case study was used to apply the particpatory evaluation method method and to discuss the critical elements required for information provision during the participation process of complex subjects, such as urban climate adaptation. This article is based on the master thesis report “Finding a balance between meaningful and useful participation by improving information provision”.
Interested to read more? Find the article on the Delta Links publication of October 2020
By Sem Nouws and Niek Mouter