Next water governance

The NEWAVE project aims to point the way forward in the global debate about water governance. It does so by developing research and training for a new generation of future water governance leaders, and by equipping them with the transdisciplinary skills to better tackle water challenges.

About us

What we do?

The rising threats of future water crises and hydro-social challenges, present an urgent need to enhance the global capacity to reflect critically on the current water governance trajectory.

Bring together

an excellent trans-national and transdisciplinary network of water governance organisations


Develop and implement

a cutting-edge actionable research agenda on the key water governance priorities and insights for future directions

Research projects


a new generation of water governance and ensure that they have the trans- and interdisciplinary skills

ESRs Recruitment
And finally good news! on the list of 'selected' for the Juan de la Cierva grant. Next 3 years will be based at @BC3Research working on knowledge co-production in the Mar Menor Lagoon, in collaboration with @NEWAVE_NETWORK @FNCAgua @wiki_toki and many more =)
A new monthly #openaccess series on water from the Undisciplined Environments and FLOWs blogs. Reimagining, remembering, and reclaiming water: From extractivism to communing. Undisciplined Environments,
We are super proud and thankful to announce the support of the @SwissMFA (SDC) to help us further facilitate getting professionals jobs and promoting career development in the #water and #sanitation spaces. You can help too. #SDG6
First first-author publication of Mirja Schoderer. An outstanding young scholar. Keep an eye on her because I am sure she will continue to produce wonderful contributions. And I am Very lucky to work with her: