Green Capital Event: Water in Smart Cities
The initiative “Green Capital Award” is launched by the European Commission to promote and reward the efforts of cities that are improving their urban environment. The award is open to any city with over 100,000 inhabitants from EU Member States and the EFTA countries. Cities which have been awarded are Stockholm, Hamburg, Vitoria-Gasteiz in Spain, Nantes, Copenhagen, Bristol, Ljubliana and Essen.
Under the motto of the Green Capital of Europe, the European Water Association (EWA), in cooperation with the Royal Dutch Water Network (KNW), and the City of Nijwegen, is organizing a conference on the topic of “Water in Smart Cities”. The event will be discussing the negative impact of climate change in the city and innovative solutions and approaches for climate change, urban flooding and infrastructure management.
The conference will give overview of the requirements and recommendations by specialists regarding the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive. It will also give examples of best practice. A walk in the lovely City of Nijmegen is planned for the two-day event!
The conference combines innovative techniques and technical know-how:
Session 1: Water Resilience in Smart Cities
Session 2: Storm Water Management in Smart Cities
Session 3: Innovative Solutions for Dealing with the Impact of Climate Change
The event includes a Technical Field Trip – Visit of the River Waal Project “Room for the River Waal” - 21 September 2018
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