Workshop on groundwater and flooding

29 January 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.

You can find the summary of the workshop here.