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IWTC 2000

Fifth International Egyptian Water Technology Conference 2000
ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, MARCH 3-5, 2000

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FINAL PROGRAM
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FRIDAY “ March 03, 2000

14:00 “ 21:00 Registration at Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria
17:30“ Opening Ceremonies
19:30 “ 20:00 Reception

SATURDAY “ March 04, 2000

09:00 “ 10:30 Workshop (1), Technical Session (10)
10:30 “ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 “ 12:30 Technical Session (1), Technical Session (3)
12:45 “ 14:15 Technical Session (2), Technical Session (4)
14:15 “ 15:30 Lunch
15:30 “ 17:00 Workshop (2), Technical Session (9)

SUNDAY “ March 05, 2000

09:00 “ 10:30 Technical Session (5), 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), Technical Session (11)
14:15 “ 15:30 Lunch
15:30 “ 17:00 Workshop (4)
17:30 “ 18:00 Closing Ceremonies

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TECHNICAL SESSIONS
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Session 1

WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY (1)

Saturday – March 4, 2000
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Hussein Hosny “ Cairo Wastewater Organization (CWO), Egypt
* Ibrahim H. El-Hattab “ Cairo University, Egypt
* W. Mick “ Westfalia Separator AG, Germany

“Sludge Treatment in Waste Water Plants with Easy Handable
and Reliable Mechanical Separation Technology”
W. Mick
Westfalia Separator AG, Germany

“Automation in Utilities and Water Network”
Mohamed Abdel-Moniem and Alaa Marsafy
ABB, Egypt

“Treatment of Sludge Produced from the High F/M
Biological Stage in the A-B System”
Mamdouh Y. Salih
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Improvement of Low Phenol Treatment in High F/M
Biological Stage by Adding Ferric Chloride”
M.H. Moustafa*, Mamdouh Y. Salih**, I.H. El-Hattab*** and M.A. Someda****
* Housing and Building Research Center, Egypt
** Suez Canal University, Egypt
*** Cairo University, Egypt
**** Suez Canal University, Egypt

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Session 2

WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY (2)

Saturday – March 4, 2000
12:45 “ 14:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Hassan El-Shafei “ Alexandria Potable Water Authority, Egypt
* El-Said Yousef “ General Authority for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt
* Abd El-Rahman Jo«l Berset “ S. B. E., Egypt

“Health Aspect of Waste Water Reuse”
K. Khosh-Chashm
World Health Organization

“Many Aspects of Dealing with Nitrate Concentration Water”
Rebhy El-Sheikh, Nahed Ghbn, and Ibrahim Jaber
Palestinian Water Authority, Palestine

“Blending of Drinking Water in Gaza City (Brackish with Fresh)”
Yousif Abdel Jawwad
Municipality of Gaza, Palestine

“Suez Water BOOT Project: Case Study”
Diaa S. El-Monayeri* and Mohamed S. Ibrahim**
* Zagazig University, Egypt
** Ain Shams University, Egypt

“An Investigation of the Optimization of Potable Water Network”
Berge Djebedijan*, Ahmed Herrick** and Magdy Abou Rayan
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

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Session 3

HYDRAULICS AND WATER RESOURCES (1)

Saturday – March 4, 2000
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Talaat Oweis “ Zagazig University, Egypt
* Abdel Fattah Motawie “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt
* Abdel Rahman El-Ganainy “ Water Research Center, Egypt

“Groundwater Exploration, Exploitation and Protection
in Switzerland with Examples of Borehole Geophysic”
J.-M. Wicht
GEOTEST LTD, Switzerland

“Effect of Slope and Roughness on the Rectangular Free Overfall”
Mohsen M. Ezzeldin
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Integrated Catchment Modelling: An Application
to Molenbeek Catchment, Belgium”
M. Radwan, P. Willems, A. El-Sadek and J. Berlamont
Faculty of Engineering, K.U.Leuven, Belgium

“Effect of Contraction Ratio and Transition Angle on the Energy
Loss in Horizontal Open Channel Transitions”
M. I. Attia
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Functioning of the Alluvial Open Drains in Delta and
Upper Egypt Regions”
M.M. Hosny and A.H. El-Sayed
Channel Maintenance Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 4

HYDRAULICS AND WATER RESOURCES (2)

Saturday – March 4, 2000
12:45 “ 14:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Abd El-Razek Zeidan “ Mansoura University, Egypt
* Nashat Abdellah Ali “ Assiut University, Egypt
* Alfy Fanous “ Water Research Center, Egypt

“Water Resources in Southern Mediterranean Countries”
Malia Bouayad-Agha
World Water Vision, UNESCO

“Effect of a Restricting Layer on the Tile Drainage”
Tarek A. Saafan
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Comparative Analysis of the Runoff-Generation Using
Lumped and Distributed Approaches, with Application
to the Jeker Catchment in Belgium”
Ahmed Abu El-Nasr*, Patrick Willems*, Luis Timbe**, Karen Christianes*
and Jan Feyen*
* K.U.Leuven, Belgium
** University of Cuenca, Ecuador

“Water Quality Assessment of Wadi Feiran Catchment Area,
South Sinai, Egypt”
M.H. Geriesh and A. E. El-Rayes
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Practical Estimation of Seepage Losses in Egypt”
Mohamed F. Bakry and Ahmed A. Awad
National Water Research Center, Egypt

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Session 5

HYDRAULICS AND WATER RESOURCES (3)

Sunday – March 5, 2000
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Dia El-Quosy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt
* Alaa Yassin “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* J.-M. Wicht “ GEOTEST LTD, Switzerland

“Stochastic Models for Characterizing Variability of
Hydro-Geological Parameters”
Amro M. M. Elfeki
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Study of Flow Separation Zone and Sandy Bed Morphology
at Open Channel Junctions”
Kassem S. El-Alfy*, Ali M. Talaat**, Mohamed A. Hammad**
and Ahmed Abd El-Sabour***
* Mansoura University, Egypt
** Ain Shams University, Egypt
*** Menoufia University, Egypt

“Combining GIS and a Quasi-Two Dimensional Mechanistic
Model to Assess the Nitrate Balance at Regional Scale”
A. El-Sadek*, J. Feyen**, P. Willems*, K. Christiaens**
* KULeuven, Hydraulics laboratory
** KULeuven, Institute for Land and Water Management, Belgium

“A Study of Turbulent Flow Separation Through Closed
Rectangular Conduit with One-Sided Abrupt Enlargement”
Nashat A. Ali*, Mohamed El-Dardeer* and Ashraf Farah**
* Assiut University, Egypt
** South Valley University, Egypt

“Effect of Bed Width on Seepage Losses with Respect to
Analytical Solutions”
Ahmed A. Awad and Mohamed F. Bakry
National Water Research Center, Egypt

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Session 6

DESALINATION (1)

Sunday – March 5, 2000
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Samy Emarah “ NOPWASD, Egypt
* Hassan E. S. Fath “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* Nahed Zahran “ NOPWASD, Egypt

“High Pressure Pump with Integrated Pelton Turbine for Sea Water Desalination by Reverse Osmosis”
Miguel Angel Rivas
SULZER Pumps Ltd., Switzerland

“Effect of Desalination Plant Performance on Cost in Dual-Purpose Plant for Production of Water and Electricity”
Narmine H. Aly and Horeya A. Arafa
Nuclear Research Center, Atomic Energy Authority, Egypt

“Desalination Technology: The Role of Egypt in the Region”
Hassan E. S. Fath
El-Banna for Desalination & Energy Technology, Egypt

“Potential of Solar Pumping in Palestine”
Awny N. Naim
Palestinian Energy Authority, Palestine

“Solar Desalination Using Humidification – Dehumidification Technology”
Hassan E.S. Fath and Ahmed Ghazy
Alexandria University, Egypt

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Session 7

DESALINATION (2)

Sunday – March 5, 2000
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Yehia El-Sayed “ Advanced Energy Systems Analysis, USA
* Awny Naim “ PEA, Palestine
* Moustafa Sharaf “ NOPWASD, Egypt

“The Present and the Future of Solar Desalination”
Yehia El-Sayed
Advanced Energy Systems Analysis, USA

“Management of Desalination Plants and Distribution Options
of Desalinated Water”
Rebhy El-Sheikh, Moahmoud Shaban and Ibrahim Jaber
Palestinian Water Authority, Palestine

“Development of a Computer Package for the Process Design
of MSF Desalination Unit”
Hassan Fath and Ahmed Al-Shabrawi
El-Banna for Desalination & Energy Technology, Egypt

“Solar Still Productivity Enhancement”
A. Safwat Nafey, M. Abdelkader, A. Abdelmotalip and A. A. Mabrouk
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“The Design of a Desalination Plant Powered by Renewable Energies”  

K. Missirilis, E. Manoli, G. Arambatzis and D. Assimacopoulos

National Technical University of Athens, Greece


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Session 8

MANAGEMENT OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS

Sunday – March 5, 2000
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Abdel-Ghany Nour El-Din “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* Mahmoud Khamis El-Sayed “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* Hassan B. Awad “ Alexandria University, Egypt

“Hydrographic Investigations in Abu-Kir Bay, Egypt”
Massoud A.H. Saad, A.A. Abdel-Wahed and N.B. Badr
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Effect of Intoxication by Some Heavy Metals on Blood
Characteristics of Siganus Rivulatus (Siganidae, Teleost)”
Altaf Ezzat, Sayda Hafez, Fatma El-Nady and Medhat Abdel-Barr
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Waste Release Due to Human Activities into Freshwater
Ecosystems: Forms, Impact and Possible Re-mediation”
Waleed Hamza
Alexandria University, Egypt

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Session 9

NEW TRENDS IN IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGIES

Saturday – March 4, 2000
15:30 “ 17:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Ahmed Taher Abdel Sadek “ Agriculture Research Center (A.R.C.), Egypt
* Samy El-Fellali “ Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt

“Integrated Soil and Water Management for Sustainable
Agriculture Development”
A. Abd Elhafez Sayed
S.W.E.R.I., A.R.C., Egypt

“A New Plan for Agricultural Water Policy in Egypt”
M. Eid Helmy and G. Ainer Naser
S.W.E.R.I., A.R.C., Egypt

“Water Conservation in Irrigated Agriculture,
Scope and Technology”
J. Miseha William
S.W.E.R.I., A.R.C., Egypt

“Consumptive Use and Water Requirements for Agricultural
Crops Using Penman Monteith Equation”
G. Ainer Naser and M. Eid Helmy
S.W.E.R.I., A.R.C., Egypt

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Session 10

DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTHERN VALLEY PROJECT (TOSHKA)

Saturday – March 4, 2000
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Saad El-Khawalka “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* Dia El-Quosy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt
* Tarek Ahmed “ Water Research Center, Egypt

“Design Principles and Quality Control in Toshka Project”
Dia El-Din El-Quosy and Mahmoud M. Sayed
National Water Research Center, Egypt

“Approach to Water Conservation in Toshka Project”
Dia El-Din El-Quosy and Tarek Ahmed
National Water Research Center, Egypt

“Crop Water Requirement in Toshka Project”

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Session 11

WATER TREATMENT TECHNOLOGY (2)

Sunday – March 5, 2000
12:45 “ 14:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Hassan El-Hakeh “ Alexandria Sanitary Drainage Authority, Egypt
* Fouad Mohamed Aly “ NOPWASD, Egypt
* Jeremy Hall “ Water Research Center, UK

“Assessment of Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse Practices in the Gulf Countries”
Mohamed F. Hamoda
Kuwait University, Kuwait

“Pollution Monitoring Programme for the Wastewater Producing from Ceramic Industry”
Nariman Soheil
General Organization for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt

“Towards Cleaner Seas: A Fast Response System for Containment
and Recovery of Oil Spills”
Imam A. El-Sawaf
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Treated Wastewater Use in Gaza District: The Question of Public Acceptance”
Omar K. Ouda and Mohamed R. Al-Agha
Islamic University, Palestine

“Water Flexible Pipe Stability Analysis”
R. Hamada* and S. Bayoumi**
* Arab World for Financial Investment Co., Egypt
** Zagazig University, Egypt

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WORKSHOPS
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(1) Private Sector Participation in Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage Sector
(2) New Trends in Cost Recovery and Pricing Policies in Potable Water and Sanitary Drainage
(3) Development of Southern Valley Project
(4) Water Resources in Arab Countries

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