Damhusåen – Combined urban flooding and environmental solution in central Copenhagen

Climate adaptation at Damhusåen, City of Copenhagen.

Collecting the rain water from the existing spillways in the catchment area, this project will secure the surrounding area from rain water flooding and at the same time relieve the stream of Damhusåen, improving the environmental conditions in the stream.

The construction are to be performed as a tunnelling with a diameter of 3 meters, over a distance of approx. 3.5 km. It will be the largest sewers-infrastructure-project in Denmark.

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