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IWTC 2003

Seventh International Egyptian Water Technology Conference 2003
CAIRO, EGYPT, JUNE 3-5, 2003

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FINAL PROGRAM
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TUESDAY – June 3, 2003

09:00 “ 16:00 Registration at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel, Cairo
09:30 “ 10:30 Opening Ceremonies
10:30 “ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 “ 12:30 Technical Session (1), Technical Session (2)
12:30 “ 13:30 WORKSHOP (1)
13:30 “ 15:00 Technical Session (3), Technical Session (4)
15:00 “ 16:00 Lunch

WEDNESDAY – June 4, 2003

09:30 “ 11:00 Technical Session (5), Technical Session (6)
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 12:30 WORKSHOP (2)
12:30 “ 14:00 Technical Session (7), Technical Session (8)
14:00 “ 15:00 Lunch
15:00 “ 16:30 Technical Session (9), Technical Session (10)
20:00 “ 22:00 Conference Banquette

THURSDAY – June 5, 2003

09:30 “ 11:00 Technical Session (11), Technical Session (12)
11:00 “ 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 “ 13:00 Technical Session (13), Technical Session (14)
13:00 “ 14:00 Closing Ceremonies

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TECHNICAL SESSIONS
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Session 1

WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT

Tuesday – June 3, 2003
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Dia El-Quosy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Alaa Yassin “ Alexandria University, Egypt

“Water Demand Management – Security for the MENA Region”
Hani Abu Qdais
Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan

“Desalination Option within Water Demand Management and
Supply for Red Sea Coast in Egypt”
Magdy Abou Rayan*, Berge Djebedjian*, Ibrahim Khaled**
and Salah El-Sarraf***
* Mansoura University, ** Sinai Development Authority,
*** Water Desalination, Soma Bay, Egypt

“Effective Management of Irrigation Water for Wheat Crop
Under Stressed Conditions Using Simulation Modeling”
R. K. Panda, S. K. Behera and P. S. Kashyap
Indian Institute of Technology, India

“Water Reuse in the Arabian Gulf Countries “ Present Status
and New Prospects” [Oral Presentation]
M. F. Hamoda
Kuwait University, Kuwait

“Water Scarcity in Tharparkar Desert” [Poster]
Mohamed Ali Shaikh
Community Physical Infrastructure Unit, Pakistan

“Water Conservation Strategy and Action Plan”
Mohammad Ayman Jarrar
Palestinian Water Authority, Palestinian Territories

“Some Aspects Towards On-Farm Effective Irrigation Management”
Mohamed A. M. Ibrahim
Soil, Water and Environmental Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 2

SEWAGE TREATMENT (1)

Tuesday – June 3, 2003
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Hamdy Ibrahim “ Ain Shams University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Fatma El-Gohary “ National Research Center, Egypt

“Secondary Treatment of Sullage Wastewater Using Rough
and Slow Sand Filtration”
A. El-Morsy Ahmed
Tanta University, Egypt

“Using Constructed Wet Lands to Improve Wastewater Quality
in Jordan”
Abeer Al-Balawenah
National Center for Agricultural Research and
Technology Transfer, Jordan

“Wetland as Pollution Control Treatment System for
Agricultural Drains”
M. Rafeek Abdel Bary*, Abdelkawi Khalifa**, M. Nour Eldin**,
Ashraf M. Refaat**, Maha M. Ali*** and Zeinab M. El-Barbary****
* National Water Research Center, ** Ain Shams University,
*** Channel Maintenance Research Institute,
**** Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Conceptual Design Approach for Treating High Strength
Phenol and Formaling Wastewater”
A. El-Morsy Ahmed
Tanta University, Egypt

“Application of Extended Biological Treatment Train (Anaerobic-Aerobic)
for Heavy Metals and Organic Removal”
Magdy Ismail*, Nabil Nagy** and Mahmoud M. A. Azeem ElBayoumy***
*, *** Ain Shams University, ** Zagazig University, Egypt

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Session 3

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (1)

Tuesday – June 3, 2003
13:30 “ 15:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Ali El-Nashar “ Formerly, Water and Electricity Department, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.
* Prof. Dr. Mohamed Fayek “ Zagazig University, Egypt

“Impact of Water Desalination Technologies on
Environmental Development”
M. A. El-Samanoudi*, M. F. Abd-Rabbo**, A. A. Sarhan*
and M. Attia***
* Ain Shams University, ** Zagazig University
*** National Water Research Center, Egypt

“So Little Aluminium “ So Much of a Problem for the R. O. Plant”
Michael Allenby
Gleam Enterprises Pty Ltd., Australia

“Determination of Molecular Size Fraction of Natural Organic
Matter in Water Using Ultration Membranes”
Ibrahim Massaoud El-Azizi
Tajura Research Center, Libya

“Automation of Reverse Osmosis Plants”
Alaa’ Abdulrazaq Jassim, Nibel Abdulrazak and AbdulSattar Kahdim
University of Basrah, Iraq

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Session 4

POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (1)

Tuesday – June 3, 2003
13:30 “ 15:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Gar El-Alam – Mansoura University, Egypt
* Dr. Nariman Sohail – General Organization for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt

“Contaminant Transport Through Initially Dry Soil”
Salah E. Awadallah
Soil Salinity and Alkalinity Laboratory, Egypt

“Impact of The Toxics Cyanobacteria in Fresh Water
“Dam of the East Algeria”
H. Nasri*, N. Bouaicha**, N. Loucif***,
A. B. Nasri** and M. Bensouilah***
* University of Sciences and Technology, Algeria
** University of Paris-Sud, France
*** University Badji Mokhtar, Algeria

“Environmental Effects of Salinity in the Karun-Dez Basin, Iran”
Mehran Afkhami
Ahwaz Islamic Azad University, Iran

“Industrial Pollution Control of Rosetta Branch, Nile River, Egypt”
Noha Donia*, Iman El Azizy** and Abdel Kawi A. Khalifa**
* Institute of Environmental Studies and Researches
** Ain Shams University, Egypt

“Assessment of the Aquatic Macrophyte Environment With
Especial Emphasis of Using Landsate Satellite Image and
GIS in Khor Kalabsha – Nasser Lake – Egypt”
Magdy Hosny, Mohamed Bakry and Mohamed Abdel-Meguid
National Water Research Center, Egypt

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Session 5

SEWAGE TREATMENT (2)

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
09:30 “ 11:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Fahmy El-Sharkawy “ Alexandria University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Monayeri – Zagazig University, Egypt

“Anaerobic Biodegradability and Treatment of Egyptian
Domestic Sewage”
Tarek Elmitwalli*, A. Al-Sarawey**, M. F. El-Sherbiny***,
G. Zeeman**** and G. Lettinga****
* Benha High Institute of Technology, Egypt
** Mansoura University, Egypt
*** Menoufiya University, Egypt
**** Wageningen University, Netherlands

“Pollution Monitoring Program and the Treatment of the
Wastewater Producing From Petrochemical Industries”
Nariman M. Sohail
General Organization for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt

“Treatment of Domestic Sewage at Low Temperature in a Two-Anaerobic
Step System Followed By a Trickling Filter”
Tarek A. Elmitwalli*, J. van Lier**, G. Zeeman** and G. Lettinga**
* Benha High Institute of Technology, Egypt
** Wageningen University, Netherlands

“Anaerobic Sewage Treatment in a One-Stage UASB
and a Combined UASB-Digester System”
Nidal Mahmoud*, Grietje Zeeman**, Huub Gijzen* and Gatze Lettinga*
* Wageningen University, ** Int. Institute for Infrastructural,
Hydraulic and Environmental Engineering, Netherlands

“Microbiological and Chemical Evaluation of Bentonite as a New
Technique for Sewage Water Treatment, Aswan City, Egypt”
Magdy Younis, Hussain A. Soleiman and Kamal Abou Elmagd
South Valley University, Egypt

“UASB/EGSB Applications for Industrial Wastewater Treatment”
Medhat M.A. Saleh and Usama F. Mahmood
El Azhar University, Egypt

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Session 6

IRRIGATION CANALS

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
09:30 “ 11:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Abdel Kawi Khalifa “ Ain Shams University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Nashat Abdellah Ali “ Assiut University, Egypt

“River Flow Estimation for Ungaged Stations Using GIS Model”
Shadi Dayyani*, Kourosh Mohammadi* and Hamid Reza Najib**
* Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran
** Regional Office for the Near East, Egypt

“Cost Analysis for Bridge and Culvert”
Essam A. Mostafa
Alexandria University, Egypt

“A Regime Study of Egyptian Irrigation Canals”
Kassem Salah Abd El-Wahab El-Alfy
Mansoura University, Egypt

“A Numerical Method for Regulating Unsteady Flow
in Open Channels”
M. Tarek Shamaa
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Effect of Seepage Forces on Nile River Bank Stability”
Medhat Aziz
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 7

WATER TREATMENT

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
12:30 “ 14:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Noha Gaber “ Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt
* Eng. Ahmed Abdin “ Dakahlia Water and Sewage Authority, Egypt

“Assessment of Remediation of Pb2+, Gd2+, Cu2+, and Zn2++ in
Groundwater through Solid Solution Formation by Carbonate
Precipitation”
Fares M. Howari* and Juan Clague**
* UAE University, UAE
** Texas University, USA

“Finite Difference Method of Analysing Dispersion of Waste-Waters
From Recharge Wells in Porous Media”
Nashat A. Ali, Mohamed E. El-Darder and Gamal Abouzeid
Assiut University, Egypt

“Moisture Movement Through Swelling Soil in Relation to
Its Physical Properties Change”
Kamal A. Mohamed* and Gamal Abouzeid**
* South Valley University, Egypt
** Assiut University, Egypt

“Analysis of Groundwater Production Cost”
Osman Mohammed Naggar
Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan

“Evaluation of a Water Treatment Plant Performance “ Case Study”
M. A. ElDib* and Mahmoud A. Azeem Elbayoumy**
* National Research Center, Egypt
** Ain Shams University, Egypt

“Utilization of Bentonite as a Natural Adsorbent for the Sorption of
Iron From the Ground Water Exploited From Aswan Area, Egypt” [Poster]
Gharib M. Taha and Kamal Abou Elmagd
South Valley University, Egypt

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Session 8

NETWORKS AND PUMPS

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
12:30  14:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Eng. Samy Emarah “ NOPWASD, Egypt
* Eng. Fouad Mohamed Aly “ NOPWASD, Egypt

“Autocalibration of Chlorine Transport Model for Steady State
Distribution System by Genetic Algorithm”
M. S. Mohan Kumar and G. R. Munavalli
Indian Institute of Science, India

“Optimization of Potable Water Network (Case Study)”
Magdy Abou Rayan*, Berge Djebedjian*,
Nageh Gad El-Hak** and Ahmed Herrick**
* Mansoura University, ** Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

“Nile River Low Discharge Effects on Pump Station Water Supply”
Medhat Aziz and Sherine Ismail
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Evaluation of Friction Losses Dissipate Energy and Associated
Costs for Underground Construction in Egypt”
Rehab Anwar Hamada
Arab World for Financial Investment Co., Egypt

“Carbonate Chemistry and Calcium Carbonate Saturation State
of Rural Water Supply Projects in Nepal”
Sudan R. Panthi
Water Supply and Sewage Dept., Kathmandu, Nepal

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Session 9

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (2)

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
15:00 – 16:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Abdul Latif El-Sharkawy “ NRC, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Samer Mekhamer “ Atomic Energy Authority, Egypt

“Thermal Economical Analysis and Comparison between Pyramid
Configuration and Single Slope Solar Stills”
H. E. S. Fath*, M. El-Samanoudy**, K. Fahmy***
and A. Hassabou****
* Alexandria University, ** Ain Shams University,
*** Institute of National Planning,
**** National Water Research Center, Egypt

“Fog Collection as a Complementary Water Resource in Egypt”
Ayman F. Batisha
Environmental and Climate Research Institute, Egypt

“Operational Performance of 2 x 5000 m3/day MSF Sidi Krir
Desalination Plant Part I: Enhancement of Chemical
Cleaning and Brine Heater Condensate Process”
Hassan E. S. Fath* and Mohamed A. Ismail**
* King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia
** Egyptian Electricity Holding Company, Egypt

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Session 10

HYDRAULIC JUMPS

Wednesday – June 4, 2003
15:00 “ 16:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Talaat Oweis “ Zagazig University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Mohsen Ezz El-Din “ Mansoura University, Egypt

“Theoretical Modeling of Hydraulic Jumps in Radial Stilling Basins
Ended With Sills”
A. A. Habib, G. M. Abdel-Aal, A. M. Negm and T. M. Owais
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Theoretical Modeling of Hydraulic Jumps at Negative Step in
Radial Stilling Basins With End Sill”
G. M. Abdel-Aal, A. M. Negm, T. M. Owais and A. A. Habib
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Analysis and Formulation of Hydraulic Jumps in Sloping
Rectangular Closed Conduits”
Adel-Azim M. Negm
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Investigation of B-Jump at Negative Step in Radial Stilling Basins”
A. M. Negm, G. M. Abdel-Aa1, T. M. Owais and A. A. Habib
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Prediction of the Characteristics of Free Radial Hydraulic
B-Jumps Formed at Sudden Drop Using Anns”
T. M. Owais, A. M. Negm, G. M. Abdel-Aal, and A. A. Habib
Zagazig University, Egypt

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Session 11

GROUNDWATER AND WATER REUSE

Thursday – June 5, 2003
09:30 “ 11:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Samy El-Felaly “ Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Mohsen Ezz El-Din – Mansoura University, Egypt

“Sustainable Development and Reuse of Wastewater”
Atef Nassar and Rehab El-Koreshi
National Water Research Center, Egypt

“Ground Water Relief on Lined Canals Using Tile Drains”
Rabeia Ibrahim Mohamed Nasr*, Mohamed Fawzy**,
Bakenaz Abd-ElAaeem Zeydan*** and Mazen Said Saloom***
* Alexandria University, ** National Water Research Center,
*** Tanta University, Egypt

“A Conceptual Framework for Modeling the West Gedaref
Sandstone Aquifer”
Muna M. O. Mirghani* and Uwe Troeger**
* Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan
** Technische Universitat Berlin, Germany

“System of Using Drainage Water for Agriculture in Kashan”
Bahram Amiri* and Behrouz Rasooli**
* Tehran University, ** Tarbiat Modarres University, Iran

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Session 12

GENERAL HYDRAULICS (1)

Thursday – June 5, 2003
09:30 “ 11:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Mostafa Soliman “ Ain Shams University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ali Hassan “ Ain Shams University, Egypt

“A Study of Local Scour at Bridge Piers of El-Minia”
Gamal Sallam and Medhat Aziz
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Analysis and Modeling of Combined Discharge Through Box
Culverts and Over Contracted Broad-Crested Weirs”
Adel-Azim M. Negm
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Longitudinal Bed Formations of Damietta Nile Branch”
Kassem Salah Abd El-Wahab El-Alfy
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Longitudinal Bed Formations of Damietta Nile Branch”
Karima Attia and Tarek Abdel Aziz
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 13

GENERAL HYDRAULICS (2)

Thursday – June 5, 2003
11:30 “ 13:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Mokhles Abou Seada “ Cairo University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Abd El-Razek Zeidan “ Mansoura University, Egypt

“Live-Bed Scour Around Pipeline Exposed to
Unidirectional Water Flow”
Nashat A. Ali*, Kamal A. Aly**, Ahmed K. Abdel-Lah*
and Hassan S. Hemaid**
* Assiut University, Egypt
** South Valley University, Egypt

“Estimation of Deposited Sediment in Aswan High Dam Reservoir
During the Period (1964-2000)”
Tarek M. Abdel Aziz and Karima M. Attia
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Study of the Transverse Bed Topography at Bends
of the Alluvial Rivers”
Kassem Salah Abd El-Wahab El-Alfy
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Effect of Soil Liquefaction on Nile River Bank Stability”
Medhat Aziz
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Reservoir Hydrologic Routing for Water Balance of
Al-Burullus Wetland, Egypt”
Ibrahim Abdelmagid El-Shinnawy
Environment and Climate Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 14

POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES (2)

Thursday – June 5, 2003
11:30 “ 13:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Rassoul “ Mansoura University, Egypt
* Dr. Nariman Sohail “ General Organization for Sanitary Drainage, Egypt

“Removal of Cadmium Ions From Aqueous Solutions
By Two Low-Cost Materials”
H. Benaissa* and M. A. Elouchdi
* University of Tlemcen, Algeria

“A Study of Nutrient Discharge of Sidi M’hamed Benouada
Reservoir (Algeria)”
Mohamed Achite* and Hammoudi Saad**
* University of Science and Technology of Oran, Algeria
** University of Chlef, Algeria

“Sorption of Cadmium From Aqueous Solutions By
Chemically Pre-Treated Chitin”
H. Benaissa* and B. Benguella
* University of Tlemcen, Algeria

“Recovery of Heavy Metals from Wastes Waters by Solvent
Extraction Using the Phosphoric Acid (D2EHPA)” [Poster]
Nasr Edine Belkhouche and M. A. Didi
University of Tlemcen, Algeria

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WORKSHOPS
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WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY FOR THE REGION

CAIRO – JUNE 4, 2003

Wednesday – June 4, 2003

11:30 “ 12:30 AM

Under The Auspices of His Excellency:

Prof. Dr. Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation

Chairpersons:

Dr. Hussein El-Atfy, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation

Moderator:

Prof. Dr. Magdy Abou Rayan, Mansoura University, Egypt

Speakers:

1- Prof. Dia El-Quosy, Water Research Center, Egypt
2- Dr. Hany Abu Qdais, University of Science and Technology, Jordan
3- Eng. Essam Barakat, Ministry of Water Recourses and Irrigation
4- Eng. Ayman Jarrar, Palestinian Water Authority, Palestine Territories

Objectives:

The workshop is organized within the main from of international water technology conference. The objective of the workshop is to explore the water demand management policies in the region and recommend the necessary steps to be undertaken in order to assure an effective and viable water demand management strategy for the region. The water security problem will be discussed. The level of water supply is threatening. All countries in the region are using more than 100% of their available renewable water resources. The workshop is addressed mainly to decision makers.

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