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Project summary

Name of the case study
Developing new methods for co-operation on groundwater protection: Water co-operation and project "Clean Water".

Where is it located?

What type of activity is it?
Actions to protect groundwater (reducing use of fertilisers, raising forest, closing wells etc.)

Short description of the case study
The case describes new types of collaboration methods on groundwater protection. Water co-operations are a general method that are implemented in many areas in DK as the water provision often consists of many small user owned water works.

The specific case focuses on the water co-operation between the Copenhagen Energy (water section) and the local water works in the municipality of Slangerup. As groundwater pollution is a growing problem all partners are interested in collaboration in protecting the groundwater resources. The co-operation is a frame for collaboration between the very different actors. The water co-operations are voluntary, based on the need to expand the effort for groundwater protection.

This case study relates to the water sectors important issues discussed in the Water Sector Information: The water resource quality and availability, Management of conception of urban water infrastructures, and sustainable water management in cities.

What tools were used to assess sustainability?

Water co-operation

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