April 10, 2019

How does a harbour city prepare for the ‘New Normal’?

Climate change
Copenhagen is a northern harbour city which has experienced a number of severe rainfall events, namely cloudbursts, with the largest pouring down in July 2011. The damages amounted to around 1 billion US dollars, and climate projections predict even larger events in the future. How is Copenhagen preparing for the 'New Normal' of more intense and frequent rainfall events? Read Copenhagen's journey towards a #waterwise city: https://iwa-network.org/city/copenhagen/ and learn about its Climate Adaptation Plan at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2020: www.worldwatercongress.org