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.
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 […]
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
Young Water Professionals Denmark, YWPDK, have, in coorporation with other Young Water Professionals in the Nordics, arranged a workshop about Capacity Building in the Nordic Water sector. Our workshop is part of this years Nordic Waste Water Conference in Aarhus, the 11th of October at 15.50 in Centralværkstedet, Balcony. See the official NORDIWA conference programme here
As a Young Water Professional You have the opportunity to host one of the Poster Sessions during NORDIWA in Aarhus. 11.40-13.00: Sewer systems – models, management and integrated approaches and Adapting to consequences of a changing climate 14.00-15.20: New approaches to Wastewater treatment See the official programme for NORDIWA 2017 Send your contact information and a short motivation to firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in extending your personal network and hosting a poster session at NORDIWA the 11th of October in Aarhus.
Read The Copenhagen Urban Lab Report Young Water Professionals Denmark helped fund and organize the Copenhagen Urban Lab and the related Boat Ride around the Copenhagen Harbour for the participants of the lab and YWPDK members. A group of talented young planners and engineers from around the world were brought together in Copenhagen to work on a neighbourhood cloudburst resiliency project for Sankt Jørgens Sø. The executive summary report of the project has just been released and can be seen below.
Tina Bay Mathiesen is our YWPDK profile for August 2017. Tina is an environmental engineer at the utility company HOFOR A/S. She is working in the field of water supply, more specifically, water distribution network modelling and planning, and has been an active member of the YWPDK for the latest years.