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TRUST sustainability definition applied outside of TRUST

Norsk Vann is the stakeholder organization of water supply and wastewater services in Norway. The organization is currently running a project on sustainable management of water and wastewater services. A questionnaire has revealed a need of a common understanding and definition of the term sustainability. For that purpose, the TRUST definition will be analysed for the Norwegian conditions. The...

Stormwater management in Sandnes, Norway – a case study associated with TRUST

Sustainable urban drainage systems (short SUDS) is an approach by TRUST that has been applied to a city outside the project for the first time. The case study “Flood mitigation by on-site stormwater management (SUDS) – Preplanning of SUDS in Sandnes City” uses the methodology to obtain flood mitigation.   The city of Sandnes is located south of Stavanger in Norway with a total...

New TRUST cooperation & meeting on stormwater separation in Norway

At the end of October, TRUST partner Oslo Water and Sewerage Works (Oslo VAV) hosted and attended a TRUST meeting to learn about the findings of separation potential for stormwater in the Holmen and Makrellbekken catchment in Oslo. The outcomes were demonstrated by Stephan Banderman from the stormwater experts Sieker (who are TRUST partners as well). The findings were very useful for Oslo VAV,...

TRUST analysis about the separation of storm water from combined wastewater networks in progress

During a TRUST project meeting in Oslo at the beginning of June, Stephan Banderman from TRUST partner Sieker presented preliminary results from the analysis of possible benefits in the catchment Hofsbekken, Norway regarding the separation of storm water from combined wastewater networks. Background of the analysis are the current plans of the planning department in Oslo to build storage capacity...