Regional Workshop on

“Water Resources Management: Needs & Prospects”

April 22 – 23, 2013

Land Mark Hotel, Amman, Jordan




Prof. Munir Rusan, Jordan University of Science and Technology (Photo)
Prof. Maria Loizidou, Technical University of Athens, Greece (Photo1, Photo2)
H.E. Ms. Maria Louisa Marinakis, Ambassador of Greece (Photo1, Photo2)
H.E. Dr. Eng. Basem Telfah, Secretary-General, Ministry of Water & Irrigation (Photo1Photo2)

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Session I:
Chair: Prof. Munir Rusan (Photo)
11:00-11:15 Eng Ali al-Soboh, Secretary General Assistant,  Ministry of Water and Irrigation: Water Resources in Jordan
11:15-11:30 Eng. Rateb Adwan (Photo), Ministry of Water and Irrigation: Water Quality in Jordan 12
11:30-11:45 Prof. Nizar Abu-Jaber (Photo), German-Jordanian University:
Ground Water in Jordan – Status and New Developments
11:45-12:00 Prof. Maria Loizidou (Photo), National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Development and implementation of an innovative, self-sufficient, brackish water treatment pilot plant for the production of drinking water in communities of Jordan
12.00-12:15 Prof. Aysegul Tanik (Photo), Istanbul Technical University, Turkey: Searching Solutions to water isuues: Water Governance
12:15-12:30 Prof. Katherine-Joanne Haralambous (Photo), National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Water Quality and EU demands
12:30-12:45 Dr. Maria Zachariou-Dodou (Photo), Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment, Cyprus: Groundwater management: The Cyprus experience
12:45-13:00 Coffee Break
Second II:
Chair: Eng. Ali al-Soboh
13:00-13:15 Dr. Michael Petrakis (Photo), National Observatory of Athens, Greece: Water management and climate change – a new era
13:15-13:30 Prof. Maria Papadopoulou (Photo), National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Prospects and modern techniques for an optimal groundwater management
13:30-13:45 Dr. Konstantinos Moustakas (Photo), National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Renewable driven system for brine management with water recovery
13:45-14:00 Dr. Salah Azzam (Photo), Higher Council of Science and Technology:
Renewable Energy in Jordan – Desalination powered by Solar Energy
14:00-15:00 Lunch Break
Session III
Chair: Prof. Maria Loizidou, (Photo)
15:00-15:15 Prof. Munir Rusan (Photo), Jordan University of Science and Technology: Wastewater reuse in Agriculture
15:15-15:30 Dr. Samer Talozi (Photo), Jordan University of Science & Technology:
Using GIS and the drastic model to prevent pollution of ground water in Jordan Valley
15:30-15:45 Dr. Dimitris Malamis (Photo), National Technical University of Athens, Greece: Demonstration of an integrated waste-to-energy system for energy generation from biodegradable organic waste & wastewater
15:45-16:15 Discussion – Conclusions

Tuesday April 23, 2013

Site visit to the installed system for the treatment of brackish water in Rwaished

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