Water Heritage. Material, conceptual and spiritual connections
This book deals with the heritage of water management and the use that was made of water, as well as the impact of water management on heritage. This publication follows up on a Heritage and Water conference in Amsterdam of 2013. Its main purpose is to present the importance, diversity and value of heritage and historical experience for water and sustainable development, and vice versa, present the importance of water management for the protection of heritage. Twenty five papers show diverse insights and concepts about water and about heritage from a variety of disciplines, policy and public perspectives illustrated with cases studies and aims to connect decision makers with experts such as engineers, archaeologists, historians, geographers, ecologist and landscape architects. The book includes the final statement of the conference.