The oldest and largest pumping station in Denmark has been discontinued and a new one has taken over. The new wastewater pumping station is designed for climate changes and considering environmental aspects.
In January 2018, the third biggest company in South Korea started building one of the largest battery factories in Europe - located in Hungary and with a yearly capacity to supply 250,000 cars with batteries.
With more than 100 years of experience and knowledge, De Watergroep is an important partner for drinking water in Flanders. With a pipeline network of over 34,000 kilometres, De Watergroep supplies drinking water to 177 municipalities in West and East Flanders, Flemish Brabant and Limburg.
One of the most encouraging aspects of the Danish water supply is found in its having fostered some of most compelling displays of sustainable wastewater management in the world. At several wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) around the country solutions are already in operation securing results that just a decade ago might have been dismissed as outlandish.
A hallmark of water supply in Denmark is its being planned and managed with twofold appreciation for water as a valuable resource and the need to be mindful of energy consumption. Prioritizing across these levels has led Danish utilities to being at the forefront of developing smart water networks, fit for the twenty-first century.
It is no exaggeration to note that Denmark’s water and wastewater sectors stand out on the international water scene. There are many and more reasons for this — much of which this three-part series aims to explore. To begin aptly enough, a significant distinguishing feature of Danish water concerns how it is sourced.