Young Water Professionals Denmark (YWPDK) is a network for all water professionals working or studying within the field of water in Denmark and age 35 and under or with less than 5 years experience.

YWPDK is a national network within YWP Global Network under the International Water Association (IWA). In general YWP gathers a remarkable group of students and professionals ranging from social-, natural-, and engineering sciences, policy makers, scholars and practitioners. IWA roughly functions on three overall levels: Globally, regionally and nationally. In Denmark it is the Danish National Committee who are governing member of IWA.

The YWPDK network were started in 2014. You can read more about the people behind the network here and about GETTING involved in YWPDK here. The Danish cahpter is formally introduced in the IWA folder on YWP Experiences.

Here you can find our folders and other materials.

YWPDK Member Folder – English

YWPDK Member Folder – Danish

Updates about our activities are frequently posted on this webpage and LinkedIn. Severeal times a year we have stories about our work in the press or are mentioned.

YWPDK operates at two levels: Network and strategy. Firstly and foremost, YWPDK provides a networking platform for young professionals in the water sector. Secondly, YWPDK works strategically to influence the more political agendas for the water sector. Our strategical focus areas are:

  • Professional and social networking for young water professionals
  • Knowledge sharing
  • Education
  • Mentoring

YWPDK functions as the link between new water professionals and the water sector as a whole.