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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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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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Air pollution

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Oberbillwerder

7 June 2022
Ambitious urban development designed from an integrated climate adaption strategy and the future of mobility In the future, Oberbillwerder will not only be the second largest district of Hamburg, its 105th, it is also envisioned as its most sustainable. One of the main challenges was, from the very

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Buildings

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Harbour Houses

2 June 2022
262 mixed social housing units for a wide range of residents – young people, families and elderly at the former container harbour in central Aarhus. How to combine the need for affordable housing with the two contrasting scales of the inner harbour of Aarhus – on one side the large urban

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Denmark is once again ranked the world’s most sustainable

1 June 2022
For the second year in a row, Denmark earns the top spot in the Environmental Performance Index (EPI). EPI is a global sustainability ranking by Yale and Columbia University.
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