Annual Meeting 28 January 2016



10th Annual Water Research Meeting of DWF, 28 January 2016


Danish Water Forum hosted the 10th Annual Water Research Meeting at KU Science, 28 January 2016.

See the program HERE and the proceedings HERE

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See presentations below.   



Water footprint in food production, Ruth Matthews, Water Footprint Network

GEUS: A new nitrogen retention map for Denmark, Anker L. Højberg, GEUS

The could burst plan for Copenhagen, Jes Clauson-Kaas, HOFOR

IWA World Congress 2020 in Copenhagen, Anders Bækgaard, IWA and VCS Denmark

Introduction to Young Water Professionals in Denmark, Neil H. Maclean Goring, Rambøll


Session 1: Water and Food production

New partnership working to reduce water consumption at leading Danish food companies, Hanne S. Bengaard, Danish Agriculture and Food Council

High resolution CWSI maps for the entire growing season of a cultivated barley field using UAV-collected surface temperatures, Helene Hoffman, KU IGN

Irrigation and sustainable groundwater abstraction, Lars Troldborg, GEUS

Uncertainty assessment of groundwater nitrate reduction maps using multiple geological models - Results from the NiCA project, Anne L. Hansen, GEUS


Session 2: Water and climate change

Significance of hydrological model choice on climate change impact assessment for stream discharge and nitrogen load, Ida B. Karlsson, GEUS

Modelling of water quality and risk of infection during urban flooding. A novel flood risk management tool, Claus Jørgensen, DHI

Environmental life cycle assessment of urban storm water management, Sarah Brudler, DTU Environment / VCS Denmark

Establishing best practice methods for climate adaptation project design and implementation in urban areas, Michael F. Tengnagel, Rambøll

Dual Porosity Filtration for treatment of stormwater runoff, Karin Cederkvist, KU PLEN


Session 3: Waste-water

MiDAS Field Guide - a comprehensive online source of information about the microbes of activated sludge, Marta Nierychlo, AAU Bio

Dealing with decentralized wastewater treatments using innovative wetland technology (iWetTec), Carlos A. Arias, AU Biosciences

Resource efficient treatment and reuse of wastewater from a feather laundry, Klaus Litty, Danish Technological  Institute

New and intelligent way of treating problematic wastewater, Zhuoyan Cai, Aquagarden Technologies ApS

Understanding combined sewer overflow with Calibrated Models, Nurudeen A. Salau, Kalundborg Forsyning


Session 4: Water management

Use of Life-cycle assessment for including the environmental dimension in the decision making process in the water utility, Berit Godskesen, HOFOR

A multi-disciplinary on- and offshore case study used as background for coastal zone architecture modelling, Jørn Bo Jensen, GEUS

Addressing the Chinese water challenges with hydroeconomic modelling, Claus Davidsen, DTU Environment

Using robust decision making to support seasonal water management in the Chao Phraya River basin, Thailand, Niels Riegels, DHI


Session 5: YWP: Innovation and mindset changes

Room for Rain, Anna A. Lund, KU IGN

Benløse Bypark: A Proactive & Engaged Approach, Neil H. Maclean Goring, Rambøll

The role of the utility in climate adaptation planning, Sara K. Bastholm, HOFOR


Session 6: Drinking water quality

GISMOWA - GIS assisted monitoring of drinking water quality, Sille L. Larsen, DTU Environment

Early warning of unacceptable pathogen concentration in raw water intake in Götaelv, Gothenburg Sweden, Gerald Heinicke, DHI

Drinking water application of a real-time bacteria monitoring system, Loren Ramsay, VIA Engineering

Lowering the detection limit of bacteria in drinking water, using automatic cross-flow filtration (Pansi1000), Søren Bastholm, Amphi-Bac

The impact of backwashing on nitrification in biological rapid sand filters under different ammonium loading conditions, Carson O. Lee, DTU Environment


Session 7: Water cycle hydrology and geochemistry

Assessment of Distributed Temparature Sensing as a tool to identify the spatial variability in contaminant loading to surface waters, Éva Sebök, KU IGN

Detailed study on the calcium carbonate system in a calcareous fen in Vasby, Catharina S.N. Madsen, KU IGN

Controls on the spatial and temporal variation in δ18O and δ12H of water in Danish precipitations: major processes and small scale climatic influences, Sascha Müller, KU IGN

Sequential Gaussian simulation of gauge-based rainfall to assess uncertainty in the spatial representation of interpolated rainfall, Lennart B. Ehlers, GEUS

Developing national scale real-time hydrological modelling system for both surface water and groundwater in Denmark, Xin He, GEUS


Session 8: Geological modelling and geophysics

30 years of geophysical data - one groundwater model structure, Troels N. Vilhelmsen, AU HydroGeophysics Group

Addressing structural uncertainty of groundwater model predictions with ensemble of automatically generated models from AEM geophysical data and borehole data, Pernille A. Marker, DTU Environment

Detailed geological modelling in urban areas focused on structures relevant to the near surface groundwater flow in the context of climatic changes, Tom M. Pallesen, I•GIS A/S

Smart Interpretation - A new tool for fast geological modelling of AEM data, Torben Bach, I•GIS A/S (see also video HERE supplementing the presentation)



Carcinogenic bracken compounds in surface water - A case study from Yorkshire, UK, Frederik Clauson-Kaas, KU PLEN

Black boxes and regulations - An ongoing hydro-biogeochemical characterization of a partly drained lowland in a clay till subcatchment, C. Prinds et al., Aarhus University, Dept. of Agroecology

Sustainable Water Supply Using ICT: The Lifelink Solution, Rasoul D. Mikkelsen, Grundfos Lifelink A/S

Monitoring the potential for microbial degrading of contaminating chlorinated ethenes in soil aquifers, Anders Johansen and Carsten Suhr Jacobsen, Aarhus University - Dept. of Environmental Science

More than meets the eye - bacteria and their predators live side by side in waterworks sand filters, Lea Ellegaard-Jensen, Aarhus University - Dept. of Environmental Science

Chemical and microbiological characterization of reverse osmosis treated process water, Peter B. Schou et al., KU - Dept. of Food Science

Nyt approach til forbedring af drikkevandsproduktion - Integrering af de naturlige mikrober med grundvands-sammensætning, Sanin Musovic et al., Danish Technological Institute


Side-event: European and Danish Cooperation with China - Project- and export-oriented partnership

Introduction, Henrik Dissing, CEWP, Head of European Secretariat

Groundwater, Lars Skov Andersen, ChinaRM

Urban Water, Jesper Goodley Dannisøe, DHI

Wastewater, Ilse Korsvang, Danish Export Association

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