Water governance in Messina, between hydric precarity and inefficiency of public action

Journal title ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI
Author/s Domenica Farinella, Fabio Mostaccio
Publishing Year 2022 Issue 2022/133 Language Italian
Pages 22 P. 82-103 File size 139 KB
DOI 10.3280/ASUR2022-133004
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The quality of the supply network of essential services is fundamental to citizenship rights. The lack of efficiency in the distribution of water makes Messina an interesting case study. The 2015 water crisis, when the water service was interrupted for 24 days, highlighted all the paradoxes and contradictions that characterize the provision of city water services. This essay presents the results of an empirical research on municipal water policies in Messina.

Keywords: water policies; public action; water supply system; water distribution; water crisis.

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Domenica Farinella, Fabio Mostaccio, La governance dell’acqua a Messina, tra precarietà idrica e inefficienza dell’azione pubblica in "ARCHIVIO DI STUDI URBANI E REGIONALI" 133/2022, pp 82-103, DOI: 10.3280/ASUR2022-133004