IWTC 1998

Third International Egyptian Water Technology Conference 1998




FRIDAY – March 20, 1998

14:00 – 21:00 Registration at Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria
15:00 – 17:30 Companies Technical Program
17:30 –––––– Opening Ceremonies
19:30 – 20:00 Reception and Exhibition Opening

SATURDAY – March 21, 1998

09:00 – 11:00 WORKSHOP (2)
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee Break
11:20 – 12:50 Technical Session (1), Technical Session (2)
12:50 – 14:20 Technical Session (4), Technical Session (5)
14:20 – 15:30 Lunch
15:30 – 17:00 WORKSHOP (2)

SUNDAY – March 22, 1998

09:00 â���“ 10:30 Technical Session (3), Technical Session (6)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 12:30 Technical Session (7), Technical Session (8)
12:45 – 14:15 WORKSHOP (3)
14:15 – 15:30 Lunch
15:30 – 17:00 WORKSHOP (4)

MONDAY – March 23, 1998

09:00 – 10:00 Closing Ceremonies


Session 1


Saturday – March 21, 1998
11:20 – 12:50


* Heussain Hosny – Cairo Wastewater Organization (CWO), Egypt
* Jeremy Hall – Water Research Center, UK
* Fahmy El-Sharkawy – Alexandria University, Egypt

“Evolution of the Trenchless Technology for Networks Construction”
Abd El Rahman Joel Berset
Soletanche Bachy Egypte

“Production, Treatment and Disposal of Sewage Sludge in Europe”
Jeremy Hall
WRc plc, Medmenham, Marlow, Bucks, UK

“Sand-Filters Used For Wastewater Treatment :
1. Reduction of Suspended Solids, Organic Carbon, Inorganic Nitrogen
Compounds and Metals”
Magdy Bahgat
Suez Canal University

“Using Biyofixed Bacteria for Pretreatment and Treatment of Collectors and Sewage Systems. A case Study in Cairo”
Medhat Karawana

“Pollution Control for Lake Marriote Water”
H. Metwally and A.H. El-Deen
Alexandria University


Session 2


Saturday – March 21, 1998
11:20 – 12:50


* Richard Morris – R. Morris & Associates, UK
* Badr Mabrouk – Zagazig University, Egypt
* Mohamed Safar – NOPWASD, Egypt

“The Thermoeconomics of Desalination Cost vs. Efficiency”
Yehia M. El-Sayed
Energy Systems Analysis, USA

“System Using Compressed Natural Gas in an Ejector Vapor Compression Process.
A Theoretical Study”
Saad Abdalla
Office of Environment USAID, Egypt

“Progressive Development of Fouling in Water Desalination by Reverse Osmosis, Forms and Mechanism”
M. Gamal Khedr
Saudi Industries for Desalination Membranes and Systems Ltd., Saudi Arabia

“Technical and Economical Aspects of Sea Water Desalination by Reverse Osmosis”
A.M. Tolba* and A.S. Attia**
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** SAFA Desalination Plant, Egypt

“Photovoltaic Desalination Prospects In The Arab World”
Roshdy Abdelrassoul
King Saud University, Saudi Arabia


Session 3


Sunday – March 22, 1998
09:00 – 10:30


* Hassan El-Shafei – Alexandria Potable Water Authority, Egypt
* Mahmoud Mansour – El-Beheira Potable Water Company, Egypt
* Nabil Lotfy – Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

“Drinking Water Supply based on Groundwater Protection and Treatment in the Aquifer” U. Rott and Matthias Friedle
University of Stuttgart, Germany

“Evaluation of Cation Exchange Properties of Clay Minerals for Water Treatment”
E.M. Zindah and N.K. Bsebsu
El-Fateh University, Libya

“Rain Water Conservation in the Gaza District”
Yousef Abou Maylah
Al-Azhar University, Palestine

“On the Use of Slow Sand Filtration for Purification of WasteWater”
Ahmed El-Sarawy*, M. El-Koumi* and R. Lotfi**
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** National Research Center, Egypt

“Removal of Some Heavy Metals from Water by Coagulation”
G. Rashed*, A.A. El-Bendary*, E.A. Abdalla** and A.H. Hamza***
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** NRC, Egypt
*** Port-Said Health Administration, Egypt


Session 4


Saturday – March 21, 1998
12:50 – 14:20


* Adel El-Towary – Cairo Potable Water Authority, Egypt
* Abd El Rahman Joel Berset – Soletanche Bachy Egypte, Egypt
* Mostafa Sharaf – NOPWASD, Egypt

“An Investigation on Potable Water Network Calibration and Leakage Prediction”
Magdy M. Abou Rayan*, Nageh Gad El-Hak and A. Helal
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
*** International Consultants, Egypt

“Assessment of Water Losses in Water Distribution Systems in Yemen”
A.K. El-Zaemey
University of Sana’a, Yemen

“The Use of Hydraulic Transients for Studying Hydraulic Conditions in Pipe Lines”
L. Jonsson
University of Lund, Sweden

“Limitations for Proper Choice of Pipes in Water and Wastewater Systems”
A.M. Elesh
National Organization of Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage, Egypt


Session 5


Saturday – March 21, 1998
12:50 – 14:20


* Matthias Friedle – Stuttgart University, Germany
* El-Said Yousef – General Authority for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt
* Hassan El-Hakih – Alexandria Sanitary Drainage Authority, Egypt

“Crisis of the Water Resources in Palestine”
Awny Naim
(PEAERC), Palestine

“On The Production of FeCl3 for Water Treatment Stations”
El-Sayed M.A. Rassoul
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Awareness of the Environmental Impact of the Marriot Aquifer on Ground Water” Rawya Kansoh
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Effluent Quality Improvement by Granular-Media Filtration For Potential Water Reuse” Mohamed Fathy Hamoda
Kuwait University, Kuwait

“Evaluation of the Efficiency of Sand Filters for the Removal of Giardia Lamblia Cysts”
M.H. Mahmoud, F.M. El-Sharkawy, A.H. Mahmoud, L.M. Saad, S.A. El-Masry,
A.M. Mandil and A.G. Mohamed
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Cercaria Removal in Tooch El-Aqlam Water Treatment Plant”
Fifi M. Abdelrasoul* and Ahmed Fadel
* Alexandria University, Egypt
** Mansoura University, Egypt


Session 6


Sunday – March 22, 1998
09:00 – 10:30


* Yehia M. El-Sayed – Advanced Energy Systems Analysis, USA
* Awny Naim – PEAERC, Palestine
* I. Gar Al-Alm Rashed – Mansoura University, Egypt

“The Renewable Energy Technologies and the Prospects of Water Desalination Using Renewable Energies for MENA Countries”
Richard Morris
Richard Morris & Associates, UK

“Techno-Economic Analysis of a Multi-Stage Stacked Tray Solar Still”
Ashvini Kumar* and R.S. Adhikari**
* Solar Energy Centre, India
** Indian Institute of Technology, India

“Improving The Performance of Multi-Stage Flash (MSF) Desalination Plants”
Hassan E.S. Fath
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Solar Desalination in Egypt”
Samer Mekhamer
ESCE, Egypt

“Optimization of Solar Still Distilator System”
M. A. Rayan*, A.E. Kabeel** and A.A. Risha**
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** Tanta University, Egypt


Session 7


Sunday – March 22, 1998
11:00 – 12:30


* Olfat Elsebaie – Alexandria University, Egypt
* Bodo Lamberth – ISET, Hanu, Germany
* Mohamed Fawzy – Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt

“The Effect of Powdered Activated Carbon on the Rate of Biological Oxidation of Hazardous Industrial Wastewater”
Hoda F. El-Gamal
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Pretreatment of Petrochemical Wastewater”
Hamdy Seif
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Advanced Water Treatment with UNITANK – Experiences in Egypt”
Willy Gils and Luc Vriens
Seghers Engineering Water, Belgium

“Effectiveness of Aquatic Macrophytes in Purification of Wastewater from Heavy Metals” Assia A. El Falaky*, S.A. Aboulroos**, A.A. Soaud**, M.A. Ali**
* Environment and Climate Res. Inst. Admin., Egypt
** Cairo University, Egypt

“Potential of Wastewater Ruse in Gaza-Palestine, Advantages and Hindrances”
Samir Afifi
Islamic University, Palestine

“A Small Unit Design and Manufacture for Sewage Treatment”
Samir Raphail
Chemix Co., Egypt


Session 8


Sunday – March 22, 1998
11:00 – 12:30


* Tharwat Abou-Arab – Cairo University, Egypt
* Nashat Abdellah Ali – Assiut University, Egypt
* Fouad Mohamed Aly – NOPWASD, Egypt

“An Annular-Type Jet Pump Model for Floated Weed and Water-Hyacinth Removal”
Imam Ahmed El-Sawaf
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Friction Losses of Flowing Suspensions in Circular Pipelines”
Nashat Abdellah Ali, Mahamed E. El-Darder and Ahmed A. Mohamed
Assiut University, Egypt

“The Environmental Impact of the Northern Gaza Wastewater Treatment Plant”
Nahed Ismail Ghbn* and Abdalla El-Aschker**
* Palestinian Water Authority, Palestine
** Palestinian Environmental Authority, Palestine

“Impact of Waste Water Reuse in Agriculture in Gaza Palestine”
Samir Afifi
Islamic University, Palestine

“Laser Measurements Analysis of Flow in a Free over Fall”
Nabil Hassan and Mohsen Ezz El-Din
Zagazig University, Egypt
Mansoura University, Egypt


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