Workshop on groundwater and flooding

Monday, January 29, 2018 - Published by Jens Uvijn
On 28 and 29 november 2017 a workshop on groundwater and flooding was organised by the TOPSOIL consortium at the Sinatur Hotel in Vejle (Denmark).

During the workshop three large topics were discussed:

  • The topic 'Data collection and studies' covered the area of which data are important for understanding the groundwater challenges in the upper aquifer.

  • During the worksession on 'Models' GEUS (Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland) shared experience on adaptive modelling and participatory early warning and monitoring systems.

  • 'How to handle rising groundwater' contained presentations about the challenges rising groundwater presents in an urban context and about a strategy to deal with these high levels of groundwater. To conclude  the agricultural point of view on the problem with rising groundwater was presented.

 

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