Denmark – a living water laboratory

Denmark is a living lab for sustainable water management and technology developed by a united water sector in innovative and cross-sectorial partnerships. At the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition in 2021, the Danish water sector will share its best practices within key Danish competencies such as urban water management, groundwater based drinking water supply, stormwater management, climate change adaptation, energy and resource efficiency and recovery.

Denmark wishes to bring forward this experience in global partnerships to ensure that we work together to find joint solutions to common challenges.

Download Publications

Download free publications with best practice examples on topics such as urban water loss & leakage management, wastewater treatment & energy & resource recovery, urban water management, sustainable urban drainage systems, industrial water efficiency and sustainable groundwater mangement. The publications are developed by the Danish water sector and contains solutions and case examples from all over the world.

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Connect with the Danish water sector

Get an overview of all the players in the Danish water sector working internationally and connect with potential partners from water and wastewater utilities, universities, technology providers and consulting companies as well as municipalities and government agencies.

Overview of Danish water sector

Travel and Arrival Information

Bella Center Copenhagen features a  central location in the heart of Ørestad with its own Metro station. Bella Center Copenhagen is just 6 kilometres away from Copenhagen Airport and 8 kilometres away from Copenhagen city centre. Bella Center Copenhagen is also surrounded by Fields, Scandinavia’s largest shopping centre, Royal Golf Center and protected natural areas that are ideal for a jog.

Airport shuttle

Our shuttle service operates from 6am to 11pm and runs between Copenhagen Airport and our two hotels, AC Hotel Bella Sky Copenhagen (which is directly connected to Bella Center Copenhagen) and Crowne Plaza Copenhagen Towers.

Price: DKK 30 each way. The fifteen seats are filled on a first-come, first-served principle; if the bus is full, other transport expenses are not covered.
The shuttle runs every 30 minutes between 6 AM and 11 PM.
At the airport information desk, you will find info about the shuttle parking spot by Terminal 2 from where you can get on the bus. When departing the hotel you order the shuttlebus in the hotel reception.


A taxi from Bella Center to the city centre costs about DKK 200.
A taxi from Bella Center Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport costs about DKK 150-200.


If you take the metro, the centre of Copenhagen is just a few minutes away. The Metro line M1 runs between Vanløse and Vestamager. The metro station “Bella Center” is located by Bella Center’s east entrance.

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If you plan on travelling by train, Copenhagen Central Station is within reach from Copenhagen Central Station. To get to and from Copenhagen Central Station, you can take the bus line 30, which takes 20-25 minutes. All regional trains also stop at Ørestad Station, where you can transfer to the metro to get to Bella Center Copenhagen. Note that Intercity Trains DO NOT currently stop at Ørestad Station. Information and reservations via DSB.


Bus timetables can be found on the transport company DOT’s website
You can also use the website Rejseplanen to plan your trip with public transport.

Aircraft and airport

Bella Center Copenhagen is just a 10-minute taxi drive from Copenhagen Airport (estimated price: DKK 150-200), which offers a wide range of international and domestic flights every day. Regional trains also run from the airport to Ørestad Station. Further information via Copenhagen Airport or SAS.

Explore Copenhagen

The capital of Denmark (approx. 0.6 million inhabitants) has a lot to offer, e.g royal historymodern architecture, lots of culture mixed with sustainable living and a broad selection of restaurants. The most popular attractions are likely to be the statue of The Little Mermaid and the amusement park, Tivoli, which is more than 100 years old. Copenhagen also offers great shopping possibilities, beautiful, quiet parks, spectacular castles and palaces with a great history and lovely neighbourhoods with their own vibes and looks.

Explore the city either on foot, rent a bike or use public transportation which is very reliable and efficient.

Get inspired and discover Copenhagen’s classic tourist attractions, palaces, museums, hidden treasures and much more.

Explore Denmark

Denmark (approx. 5.8 million inhabitants) offers everything that we hope you like; beautiful nature, exciting culture, a broad selection of events and attractions, world class highlights and excellent restaurants. And Danes actually rank among the world’s most happy people.

There are many places and experiences which are completely unique for Denmark; the many historical palaces, some of the world’s oldest amusement parks, museums with both modern art as well as artifacts from the Middle ages, Michelin restaurants and a beautiful, varied nature with both hills, heat, forests, lakes and the sea.

There are 7 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Denmark and lots of pretty towns and villages which await your visit. Denmark is also the home of fairy tales and Hans Christian Andersen is surely the most famous Dane ever. Last but not least, Denmark is also known for being the home of LEGO; the favourite toy of both children and adults all over the world.

Get inspired and discover Denmark’s classic tourist attractions, beautiful nature areas, historical cities, hidden treasures and much more.

Photo credit – Aaros: Claes Bech-Poulsen