Higher Groundwater Level Due to Construction Project; Municipality and Developer Liable for Tort

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Our colleague Petra Lindhout wrote the following annotation for the journal Milieu & Recht (2024/31) on a ruling by the Court of ’s-Hertogenbosch dated 28 November 2023, which focused on liability for groundwater nuisance resulting from the execution of a construction project. In the annotation (included after the court's ruling), she discusses the municipality's liability for water nuisance and the extent of the municipality's duty of care and investigation in the execution of development projects.

M en R 2024 31 – Higher Groundwater Level Due to Construction Project; Municipality and Developer Liable for Tort.

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