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Turning global water challenges into opportunities for sustainable growth

Water is a scarce resource that is under increasing pressure. According to the UN, global water consumption will increase by 30 % by 2030 due to population growth and increased wealth. Several challenges related to water supply, water quality and wastewater treatment could be avoided or reduced through integrated water management and an intelligent approach to the entire water cycle. By treating water as the valuable and vital resource that it is, Denmark has been able to reduce water consumption by almost 40 % since 1980 and increase energy efficiency throughout the water cycle.

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Green financing

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Water financing and partnerships are fundamental to achieve SDGs

10 August 2022
Looking ahead to the upcoming COP27 on climate change and the UN Water Midterm Review on Action on Water and Sanitation in 2023, it is needless to say that this year’s World Water Congress and Exhibition in Copenhagen will mark a pivotal time on the way to 2030.

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Urban water management

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The IWA World Water Congress comes to Copenhagen

28 June 2022
Attracting over 10.000 leading professionals and thought leaders from across the water sector, Copenhagen will provide insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation, and leading practices can shape future water management. The IWA World Water Congress takes place from 11-15 September 2022.

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Power-to-x

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Using treated wastewater in Power-to-X

10 June 2022
Pure water is critical for Power-to-X and green fuel production. In Esbjerg, the new large-scale facility 'Høst' aims at using treated wastewater to make the future production more sustainable.
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