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Sam Robroek

Sam Robroek

YEP period 2019 - 2020, batch 17

Young Expert at Wereld Waternet - Kenya

First position after YEP

Advisor Energy Transition at Waterschap Aa en Maas, Netherlands

YEP Role

Assistant project manager for World Waternet in Kenya for the projects WaterWorX Nairobi and Blue Deal Tana contributing to sustainable water supply management.


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  • Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM)
  • Water policy and law
  • Culturally sensitive
  • Surface hydrology
  • Geohydrology
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Catchment hydrology
  • Sustainable development


Nationality: Dutch

Education: BSc Earth Sciences (Utrecht University), MSc Waterscience and Management (Utrecht University)


Experience before YEP

MSc thesis at Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company on the correlation between intermittent water supply and non-revenue water

BSc thesis on the impact of aquifer depletion in major aquifers in India and the U.S.A. with the use of PCRaster Global Water Balance

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Organisation: Wereld Waternet
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