Not removed from Copenhagen, The Scandinavian is a golf membership the place each sustainability and respect for nature and the setting are a key a part of its values.
When irrigating the programs, solely recycled rainwater collected from the areas floor is used avoiding the necessity for groundwater extraction that would pressure the world’s pure water ranges.
Like many others, nevertheless, The Scandinavian is impacted by local weather change, which means considerably much less rainfall in sure intervals and tough situations for storing sufficient rainwater. In cooperation with Allerød Municipality, subsequently, an intensive reservoir system is now being created, which can each be capable of acquire further rainwater and on the identical time take away extra water from the newly established Farum District Heating.
The reservoir will include 100,000 m3 of water. On this manner, we make sure that all irrigation stays sustainable and isn’t a burden on nature and the setting.
The brand new reservoir is situated on the northern a part of the world and the institution itself is finished utilizing the prevailing soil and clay, so there isn’t a want so as to add synthetic liners. On this context, The Scandinavian will concurrently plant 4.8 hectares of recent forest, which each safeguards and improves situations for wildlife. The brand new forest is a part of an intensive undertaking being carried out by The Scandinavian in relation to the event of the forest within the space.
David Shepherd, CEO at The Scandinavian says: ‘Water is a finite useful resource everywhere in the world- and we don’t wish to compromise our values through the use of groundwater. Nevertheless, we shortly realised that we have to add further water to attain our high quality targets. On the identical time, we agreed that if we have been so as to add further water sources, then this ought to be finished in a sustainable manner, and that’s precisely what the brand new water reservoir does.
Once we turned conscious of the potential for contributing to Farum District Heating’s sustainable undertaking, it was after all pure for us to cooperate on a standard answer.
The significance of the brand new water reservoir is big for our golfers and ensures that we will proceed to ship and enhance the worldwide high quality stage we wish. Within the case of the difficult local weather change, this can even future proof our membership in a sustainable manner.
Our space is particular with a diversified and enormous wildlife. The brand new reservoir and the brand new forest space, along with the continued upkeep of the forests, will make sure that wildlife continues to have optimum situations.’
Development has now begun and the entire undertaking is anticipated to be accomplished by the top of October. There’ll then be a interval throughout which the reservoir should be full of rainwater earlier than it’s absolutely purposeful.
‘It’s a vastly thrilling undertaking that can give our expert greenkeepers the sources they should keep and enhance two of one of the best golf programs in Europe.”
Only a 25-minute drive from Copenhagen, The Scandinavian is the one golf facility situated with each programs within the High 40 in continental Europe. At The Scandinavian we’ve got two top quality golf programs with a complete of 36 very totally different holes. Each programs have been designed by American golf design firm Robert Trent Jones II. No matter your stage as a golfer, The Scandinavian will excite your senses, whether or not you’re on the course, within the clubhouse or having fun with a meal in our café or gourmand restaurant.