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EWA Green Capital Event: Sustainable urban drainage solutions (SUDS)

Date 17.06.2019 - 18.06.2019
Location Oslo, Norway

Conference topic: Sustainable urban drainage solutions SUDS

We invite prospective speakers to write us email

Draft program:

Monday 17th June 

Kl 10:00-10:30 Opening Addresses: 

European Green Capital Oslo, tbc

Johannes Lohaus, Secretary General, European Water Association (EWA)

Prof Lars Hem, President, Norwegian Water Association, Norway

Session 1: Holistic approaches 10:30-12:30

- Holistic urban water management strategies, Dr Kim Paus, Asplan VIAK, Norway

- Oslo water - Action plan,  tbc

- Sustainable urban hydrological systems in Sarajevo, Prof Emina Hadžić, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

- Examples of SuDS Action plan, N.N.

- Cost-benefit Analysis and Social Economic Considerations of SUDS,  Phan Åge Haugård, COWI Norway

- Other topics, N.N.

Lunch 12:30-13:30

Session 2: Management of stormwater 13:30-15:00

- Green Roofs in Scandinavia, Dr Bent Braskerud, Chief Engineer, Municipality of Oslo

- Rain Gardens and Gloodways. Examples from Scandinavian Cities. Erling Holm Denmark

- Permeable Pavements; Possibilities and Challenges in an Urban Context – lesson learned in Copenhagen. Jan Støvring, Senior researcher,University of Copenhagen.

- Infiltration, N.N.

- Other topics, N.N.

Tea: 15:00-15:30

Session 3: Pollution management from Storm Water and CSOs 15:30-17:30

- Micropollutants and Nutrients Removal, N.N.

- Innovations in Treatment of Storm Runoff: "Integrated filter system for highway stormwater pollution". Svein Ole Åstebøl, Chief Specialist, COWI, Norway

- Innovations in treatment of CSO Discharges: N.N.

- Other topics, N.N.

17:00-17:30 Closure

- Next European Green Capital Lisbon, Mr. José Sá Fernandes, Municipal Councillor, Municipality of Lisbon, Portugal.

- Closing remarks, Prof. Harsha Ratnaweera, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway

19:00 Reception at the Oslo city hall, tbc.

  • Address by the mayor’s office
  • Address by EWA
  • Address by Oslo Water

Tuesday 18th June:

Excursions to storm water management solutions in Oslo and underground storm water and wastewater treatment facility.

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