For almost 30 years, Novatech conference has positioned itself as an international benchmark in the promotion of solutions for integrated and sustainable water management, through the intersection of approaches and dialogue between stakeholders. Novatech promotes a dynamic of innovation, from nature-based solutions to water-wise territories!

For its 11th edition, Novatech will take place from 3 to 7 July in an exciting new venue: the ISARA in Lyon!

Novatech 2023 is over! Thank you for participating and making this edition a success. 

See you in 2026 for the next edition of the conference!


ISARA, Lyon, France

📆 3 - 7 July 2023

📜 Detailed programme

📷 A look back at the 11th edition

For an integrated management of urban water

The intensification of urban development and the uncertainties of climate change make water management a major challenge, requiring innovative responses based on the latest research findings.

Novatech, a unique opportunity to:

  • Provide an overview of practices in cities around the world in terms of water strategy, urban planning, development and incentive policies.

  • Learn about the latest technical solutions, integrating new research findings, for sustainable urban water management, and the optimisation of existing systems in the face of flooding and pollution issues 

Novatech in figures


days of conferences

as well as workshops, technical tours

papers presented

combining scientific & technical papers and feedbacks


40% of scientists, 60% of practitioners
more than 30 nationalities



Governance & development

Source control measures: understanding the processes

Source control measures: management and monitoring

Network and catchment processes