Running Dry?- Workforce of tomorrow in the water sector panel debate

Panel debate Climate change, digitalisation automisation, urbanization, and demographical changes all affect the water sector and will change the way we operate in the future. Ultimately this is all about the people that will have to solve these problems. But are we ready for the challenges ahead? How do we prepare the workforce to adress these future problems and how do we attract young talents to work in the water sector? Young Water Professionals Denmark […]

Canal tour of Copenhagen

…on Thursday the 9th of August from 16.00-17.00 YWPDK would like to invite you on a canal tour where we will visit different destinations in Copenhagen harbor that are connected to the city’s water agenda To do so, we rented a boat that will bring us close to various projects – which are either fully functional or still in the making. Our guide, Jes, from HOFOR will narrate the tour and is happy to answer […]

YWPDK Profile of the Month – June 2018

Today, the water sector is a diverse and eclectic field and likewise unites a wide array of actors and professionals. The YWPDK is a network as diverse as the water sector itself. Particularly present challenges such as climate change call for professional perspectives and contributions to foster new thinking, new approaches and new practices. Mathias joined the YWPDK back in January 2016 when he was searching for competent feedback during 6 months of field work […]

Blog from DANVA’s annual meeting

DANVA held their annual meeting and general assembly on May 24-25 in Kolding and YWPDK were invited to join. The two days were packed with interesting presentations on topics ranging from the difference between the price and value of water to behavioral pshycology and the SDGs, while the breaks were spent talking with people from utilities, consultants, suppliers, and other water sector stakeholders with the aim to promote and share knowledge about YWPDK. Our network […]

Offer – Natur & Miljø 2018 Conference

Natur and Miljø 2018 has offered YWPDK members to join for a reduced fee. The conference takes place on the 6th and 7th of june so beware of the short notice. Learn more about the conference here: Natur & Miljø 2018 The price will be at a 66% discount meaning that YWPDK members will pay 825 DKK for one day and 562,50 DKK for the second. The normal price for participants is 4.737,50 DKK. To […]

Education & Career

The working group on education & career works to connect students, young professionals, and senior professionals. The group has identified a track focusing on the universities in order to brand the water sector as an attractive place to work. The need for skilled professionals working with water is a concern for the water sector as an ageing workforce is heading towards retirement within a field that experience growth and job creation. A first step was […]