Tour 1: Climate change adaption tour (in English)
Monday, 19th September at 13:45-18:00 hrs.
Meet up 13:45 hrs. at State of Green, Vesterbrogade 1E, 1620 København V.
Climatic quarter (from 14:20 to 14:50)
Sankt Kjelds is Copenhagen’s climate neighbourhood, being recognized for its utilization of rainwater as a resource for recreational purposes, and for its ability to demonstrate the environmental, social and economic potential of climate adaptation. Together with residents of the neighbourhood, Copenhagen is working towards the most innovative and effective solutions for the future of climate adapted spaces and courtyards.
Skt. Annæ Square – Cloud burst protection (from 15:10 to 15:40)
The Sankt Annæ Square is situated in the center of Copenhagen. A new project is working with the renovation of the square to create room for a promenade, passage and recreational breaks in the busy city life. The Sankt Annæ Project is aiming at creating a coherent traffic structure, whilst being the backbone of a cloud burst protection scheme across the area.
BIOFOS Lynetten Waste Water Treatment Plant (from 16:10 to 17:00)
BIOFOS is the largest environmental company within wastewater treatment in Denmark. BIOFOS operates three wastewater treatment plants with a total capacity of 1,750,000 PE.
Lynetten Wastewater Treatment Plant treats wastewater from the Greater Copenhagen area corresponding to a total catchment area of 330 km2 , covering 15 municipalities. The plant has a total capacity of 1.000,000 PE. The visit will include a focus on energy production from sludge and sludge incineration, including the construction of Denmark’s largest digesters of 6.000 m3 each.
House of Green (from 17:30 to 18:00) – networking reception
The half day trip will end with a networking session at the House of Green. House of Green is an interactive showroom and visitors' center which showcases Danish integrated solutions and scenarios within energy, climate, water and the environment.There will be served wine & snacks.
Tour 2: Visit Marbjerg Waterwork - state-of-the-art and fully automated
Tuesday, 20th September at 12:30-15:30 hrs.
Join a tour to Marbjerg waterwork which annually delivers 4.8 million m3 pure drinking water to approximately 120,000 citizens across eight municipalities in the metropolitan area. Seeing as it belongs to a new generation of fully automated waterworks, it provides a model for future waterworks in Denmark in terms of securing high standards of drinking water quality and safety. You will be introduced to this solution by representatives from HOFOR, the largest utility company in Denmark, as well as relevant companies who have taken part in the solution.
Tour 3: Visit BIOFOS Wastewater Treatment Plant Lynetten – energy recovery from sludge
Wednesday, 21st September at 10:15-13:15
Join a tour to BIOFOS Lynetten, the largest wastewater treatment plant in Denmark treating wastewater from the Copenhagen area. You will get an insight into energy recovery from sludge digestion and sludge incineration at the world’s most energy efficient sludge incineration plant. The tour also includes an introduction to how the plant delivers biogas for the capital’s city gas network corresponding to 30% of total household gas consumption for cooking and how the district heating grid benefits from surplus heating from sludge incineration. BIOFOS is an energy positive company and the largest environmental company within wastewater treatment in Denmark. The company operates three wastewater treatment plants with a total capacity of 1,750,000 PE. You will be introduced to Lynetten WWTP by representatives from BIOFOS as well as relevant companies who have taken part in the solution.
Tour 4: Visit Gladsaxe Sports Centre – climate adaptation as a catalyst for rethinking a recreational area
Wednesday, 21st September at 10:15-13:15
Learn about climate adaptation with dual purposes at Gladsaxe Sports Centre which is situated on top of a large regional water system. By diverting rainwater through a series of ponds and canals, more capacity has been created in the sewage system. The use of surface solutions rather than traditional underground reservoirs has proved to be a highly cost-efficient solution which has served as a steppingstone for more recreational areas. You will be introduced to this solution by representatives from the utility company Nordvand (Water North) as well as relevant companies who have taken part in the solution.
Tour 5: Herlev Hospital – Denmarks most advanced wastewater hospital-plant
Wednesday, 21st September at 12:30-15:00
Tour 6: Visit Avedøre Wastewater Treatment Plant – Advanced waste water treatment, biogas upgrading and “Power to Gas”
Thursday, 22nd September at 10:15-13:15
Join a tour to BIOFOS Avedøre Wastewater Treatment Plant. The key themes for this tour are Nitrogen and Phosphorus removal and the advanced control system in the wastewater treatment process. You will get an insight into the Biogas Park at the plant and learn about the biogas upgrading project where biogas is upgraded for the natural gas grid that provides comfort heat for 420.000 customers. The tour also includes an introduction to the power-to-gas project, where green electricity is converted into natural gas. BIOFOS is an energy positive company and the largest environmental company within wastewater treatment in Denmark. The company operates three wastewater treatment plants with a total capacity of 1,750,000 PE. You will be introduced to Avedøre WWTP by representatives from BIOFOS as well as relevant companies who have taken part in the solution.
Herlev Hospital – Denmarks most advanced wastewater hospital-plant
Thursday, 22nd September at 12:30-15:00