The 98 Danish municipalities are right now finalizing their
action plan for climate change adaptation. To guide the
municipalities, new flooding maps has been launched at
klimatilpasning.dk. The maps identify problem areas in the
landscape during cloudburst and flooding. The maps are prepared in
a collaboration between the Ministry of the Environment and the
Danish Insurance Association. Read more about the maps (only in
New enlargement of the Resilient House
The Resilient House has again been enlarged with a new scene, a
LAR-house (local drainage of water), which is a method by which
excess rainwater can be managed close to the source. In this scene
there are examples of LAR methods and examples of how you can
collect and use rainwater. In the scene you can click to select
different spots. Try the tool here.
The WaterCAP taskforce is an EU project partnership which clusters
knowledge and experience on water and climate change adaptation in
the North Sea Region. A Mobile Transnational Taskforce will visit
targeted case areas. Read more about the WaterCAP
State of Green Water Tours
With State of Green Water Tours, Danish companies are offering to
share their expertise and experience with you. Tours can be
tailored to your needs. Read more
New folder on Danish strongholds in climate
The Confederation of Danish Industry and Copenhagen Cleantech
Cluster have presented a folder, which gives a short overview on
Danish strongholds in climate adaptation. Read the folder.
More examples of climate change
The skatepark, Rabalder Park, has been mentioned in a previous
newsletter, but the new case presents a more in depth description
of the skateboard park as a rainwater installation.
A new wetlands created in the forest, Hareskoven, will increase
biodiversity for the enjoyment of visitors and at the same time
prevent massive cloudbursts from flooding the nearby
In the town of Frederikssund, the municipality and the utility
company are working together on re-established the watercourse,
Sillebro å. By curving the watercourse, the water is delayed and
minimizes the risk of flooding, the water quality is improved and
the citizens get a new recreational area close to the city.
In the city of Odense, the new permeable paved surfaces could play
an important role in solving problems with overloaded sewer
Read more about the cases in the links below.