RECONECT Greater Aarhus kanweg pilots

Created at: 29 Jan 2019


Description of the Demonstrator

The Demonstrator consists of two connected case-areas in the catchment of the river Eg�.

The first case area is the wetland of Eg� Engs� (Lake Eg�) and the second consists of 11 interconnected climate adaption projects in the suburb of Lystrup.

Environmental and Geographic context, climate conditions and problem description concerning hydro-meterological risks.

Aarhus is the second largest city in Denmark � and fast growing � with approximately 270.000 inhabitants. The eastern part of the valley of river Eg� is situated in the northern part of the city, and is densely populated, low-lying and at risk of flooding under increased precipitation.

Both Eg� Engs� and Lystrup is situated in the catchment of river Eg�.

Samenvatting (Dutch description)

RECONECT Greater Aarhus kanweg

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