YWPDK Profile of the Month Special – March 2018

  This monthly profile focuses on Jan-Michael Blum, who has been a part of the  YWPDK board for the past two years and an active member since 2015. Jan has helped drive the network through his dedication and structured approach. Jan has been involved in most of the YWPDK activities in the recent years and has been a very familiar face of the network through his responsibilities on the board of coordinating events for the member base. Jan has been an entrepreneurial influencer during his time on the board where he, among other things, has initiated the YWPDK Artificial Intelligence group and the YWPDK outreach program. After his 2-year term, Jan will make room on the board for new faces at the coming general assembly. That’s why we dedicate this monthly profile to him. Instead, he will focus in the next years on the AI group, the outreach program and […]

YWPDK General Assembly, 8. March 2018 – Invitation

Dear Young Water Professionals, The YWPDK General Assembly (GA) 2018 will be held on the 08th March 2018, 15:30-17:00 at Kalundborg Forsyning in Kalundborg in connection with our conference. Major agenda points include: Annual Report 2017 Targets and event for 2018 Audited annual accounts 2017 and budget 2018 Election of Board Members and Regional Representatives And you can run for office!!! Please read details in the invitation below.

YWPDK Profile February 2018

Marc Vands is our YWPDK profile of the month for February 2018. Marc has been the regional representative for Fyn, since he was elected during the last general assembly in Aarhus. Marc organizes events for the memberbase while working as a consulting engineer at the consulting company Rambøll. Read more about Marc below and feel free to contact him at for more information on the regional Fyn branch of YWPDK.  

4th YWPDK Conference, 8.-9. March 2018 – Sign-Up Open!

Dear Young Water Professionals, We are proud to send out the invitation to our 4th YWPDK Conference 2018! You can find the invitation at the bottom of this post. Following the same line, as in the previous successful years, this year’s program will contain technical talks, workshops and soft skill training, as well as excursions to sights of interest. Additionally, the program has plenty of room for socializing with your fellow young water professionals. New for this year is that the conference is hosted by two utilities in different parts of Denmark namely Kalundborg Forsyning, which will be our host the 8th and Frederiksberg Forsyning, which will be our host the 9th of March 2018. Please use the sign-up form to register until February, 18th. The link for purchasing your ticket is given in the form and also here. Remember: you are only successfully registered for the conference, when you […]

YWPDK Profile December 2017

Lorenzo Pugliese is our profile of the month for december. Lorenzo originates from Italy, but he has lived and worked in Denmark since 2010. Lorenzo works as a postdoc at Aarhus University with mitigation of nutrient pollution of water bodies.

YWPDK Profile November 2017

Karoline Edelvang is our YWPDK profile for November 2017. Karoline works as an environmental consultant at EKJ Consulting Engineers AS where she is involved in groundwater assignments and contamination investigations. She has been a part of the YWPDK network since 2015. Karoline recently hosted a YWPDK Copenhagen event at EKJ, where she presented the work that she is doing in the Copenhagen Metro construction and took the participants on a tour down into the metro tunnel.

Financial Support To Participate in YWP Conference – Cape Town

The Danish embassy in South Africa has the opportunity to support THREE danish researchers/practitioners to participate in the YWP 2017 conference in Cape Town, South Africa. To read more about the YWP conference click here! The program will cover the expenses for the conference registration fee, flights – international and accommodation. Any other expenses incurred will be at the researchers own expense. Send us a motivated application if you would like to represent YWPDK at the conference. The deadline for submission is Friday the 27th of October 2017. The application should be in English and no more than half a page. It should cover why you should participate, how your participation will contribute to the work of YWPDK, and how you plan to contribute to the work towards the IWA-2020 conference in Copenhagen. It is furthermore mandatory that the participant is able to meet the requirements listed below. The young researcher/practitioner will be required […]

YWPDK Profile October 2017

Anna Grudinina is our YWPDK profile for October 2017. Anna works as a project manager at the utility company Herning Water A/S. She leads projects related to storm water management and has been a part of the YWPDK network since 2015.

YWPDK at Copenhagen Metro

Copenhagen Metro’s new ring is constructed within Copenhagen’s primary aquifer. A holistic and reliable groundwater management is therefore inevitable. On 29. September 2017 EKJ invited the Young Water Professionals Denmark to visit one of the construction sites. We learned a lot about groundwater management, the handling of contaminations, the relevance of the groundwater table for the foundations of old buildings in Copenhagen and much more. Many thanks to all organizers for the exciting tour! Save