Garden owners and municipality find stormwater solution
A demonstration project on a suburban street in Brøndby municipality (Copenhagen area) decouples stormwater from the combined sewer system
Roadside infiltration beds clean and filtrate contaminated road water
With inspiration from America, the Danish city of Vejle is testing a new type of stormwater infiltration bed which purifies and filtrates contaminated road water. A specially designed topsoil removes the pollutants from the road water as it seeps through the soil.
Water is to bring Kokkedal together
Moving water moves people This is the basic philosophy behind the "Blue-Green Garden Town" project from Kokkedal in northern Sealand. The project won a competition to plan Denmark's largest climate-change-adaptation project.
A collaboration project between Denmark and Germany is bracing animals and plants for climate change.
Danish railway bridges are being secured against cloudbursts
After one of the largest cloudbursts on record in Danish history, and the subsequent collapse of a watercourse crossing and an embankment at Adsbøl in South Jutland, Rail Net Denmark has now investigated all watercourse crossings under railways.
Tivoli Amusement park responds to the changing climate
A violent rainstorm in Copenhagen on 2 July 2011 posed a significant problem for one of the world's oldest amusement parks.
Storm surge tool for the public and for the emergency services in Nyborg on Funen
Residents in Nyborg on the coast of the Danish island of Funen can visit the municipality’s website to check out whether their house is at risk of flooding in the event of rising sea levels.
Rainwater from new hospital will not be a burden to sewers
In Odense, the third largest city in Denmark, climate change adaptation has had its say in the building of the new University Hospital. The hospital grounds will be designed to cope with extreme rainfall whilst not contributing to flooding elsewhere.
CLIWAT - Groundwater
In a new book, from the international research project CLIWAT, the main results and recommendations of the projects are highlighted. The book is aimed at politicians and decision makers on a local, regional, national level.
Steep green roofs inspire in Ørestaden, Copenhagen
The award-winning green roofs for the 8 House housing development in Copenhagen have received national and international recognition. Eighty percent of the water falling onto the roofs evaporates and is delayed from running off.