Water efficiency and conservation

Reducing water consumption through a combination of technical solutions and a change of mind-set

Water scarcity is a growing problem in many parts of the world. By 2030, more than half of the world’s population will live in areas subject to high water stress. Water conservation and increasing water efficiency will therefore be an increasingly important task that requires a combination of technical solutions and a change of mind-set. For Denmark, the solution has been a combination of a strong political focus on reducing leakages in water pipes, introducing compulsory use of water meters and taxes for both water use and wastewater discharge as well as carrying out save water information campaigns and encouraging the use of water saving devices. As a result, Denmark has reduced its water consumption by nearly 40 percent since 1980 and household water consumption has been reduced to just 104 litres per person per day.

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Connect with us: Tanya Gottlieb Jacobsen, Deputy Director, +45 2249 6514, [email protected]


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