Unethical practice of hydrology

Other Names:
Malpractice in hydrology
Corruption of hydrologists
Underreporting of disruptions in natural water cycles
Misconduct of consultant hydrogeologists

Hydrologists, under pressure from their employers or clients, have adopted practices which lead to the underreporting of disruptions in natural water cycles to avoid public protest, especially in the case of major dam and irrigation systems, given the implications of silting and sedimentation for traditional patterns of agriculture.

Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Date of last update
18.06.2019 – 18:49 CEST