RECONECT Greater Aarhus pilots

Created at: 29 Jan 2019


Description of the Demonstrator

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

The first case area is the wetland of Egå Engsø (Lake Egå) 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 Egå is situated in the northern part of the city, and is densely populated, low-lying and at risk of flooding under increased precipitation.

Both Egå Engsø and Lystrup is situated in the catchment of river Egå.

Samenvatting (Dutch description)

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