IWTC 2004

Eighth International Egyptian Water Technology Conference 2004
ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, MARCH 26-28, 2004

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FINAL PROGRAM
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FRIDAY “ March 26, 2004

14:00 “ 21:00 Registration at Helnan Palestine Hotel, Alexandria
17:30 “ Opening Ceremonies
19:00 “ Exhibition Opening
19:30 “ 20:00 Reception
20:00 “ 21:30 WORKSHOP (1)
22:00 “ Dinner at El-Mahrosa Navy Hotel

SATURDAY “ March 27, 2004

09:00“ 10:30 Technical Session (1), Technical Session (2)
10:30 “ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 “ 12:30 Technical Session (3), Technical Session (4)
12:45 “ 14:15 Technical Session (5), Technical Session (6)
14:15 “ 15:30 Lunch
15:45 “ 17:15 Technical Session (7), Technical Session (8)
17:30 “ 19:00 WORKSHOP (2)
20:00 “ Dinner at El-Mahrosa Navy Hotel

SUNDAY “ March 28, 2004

09:00 “ 10:30 Technical Session (9), Technical Session (10)
10:30 “ 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 “ 12:30 Technical Session (11), Technical Session (12)
13:00 “ 13:30 Closing Ceremonies

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TECHNICAL SESSIONS
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Session 1

WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT

Saturday – March 27, 2004
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

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

“Egypt’s Experience with Regard to Water Demand Management in Agriculture”
Samy H. El-Felaly and Enas Mohammed Abbas Saleh
Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt

“Decision Support Systems in Water Management”

Osman Mohammed Naggar
Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan

“Precision Irrigation Technology: New Trend to Improve Irrigation Water Management”
Esmat Al-Karadsheh
National Center for Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer, Jordan

“Characterization of Harvested Rainwater Quality from Seoul City – Korea”

M. Y. Han*, H. I. Saleh**, I. Y. Lee* and Y. J. Kim*
* Seoul National University, Korea
** Menoufia University, Egypt

“Optimizing Use of Rainfall Water in East Desert of Egypt”
Zeinab El-Barbary and Gamal Sallam
National Water Research Center, Egypt

“Community Management of Rural Water Supplies System for Sustainability of the Service”

Mohamed I. A. Amer
Zagazig University, Egypt

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Session 2

WASTEWATER TREATMENT (1)

Saturday – March 27, 2004
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Medhat Saleh – El-Azhar University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Zhan Hanhui – Zhuzhou Institute of Technology, China

“Improving the Denitrification Potential in Biological Wastewater Treatment by Dosing Carbon from Sludge Hydrolysis”
Medhat A. E. Moustafa
Alexandria University, Egypt

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

“Preliminary Design and Cost Estimation of Waste Water Treatment Unit”
W. A. Aissa
High Institute of Energy, Egypt

“Biodegradation of High Concentration of Phenol in Wastewater Treatment by Biofilm Developed in Sand Soil Media”
Medhat Moustafa
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Municipal Waste Water Treatment “ Case Study”
H. M. Asfour, Mosaad M. El-Shayeb and Asma A. Sattar
El-Minia University, Egypt

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Session 3

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (1)

Saturday – March 27, 2004
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Ali El-Nashar – Formerly, Water and Electricity Department, Abu Dhabi, UAE
* Dr. Khalid Burashid – Ministry of Electricity and Water, Bahrain

“New Approach to Salinity Determination & Salinity Dispersion along Bosphorous”
S. Ipek Karaaslan* and A. Beril Tugrul**
* Yeditepe University, Turkey
** Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

“Potential of Desalination Brackish Groundwater in Gaza Strip by the Utilization of a Hybrid Alternative Energy System”
Imad A. Khatib
Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestinian Territories

“Environmental Impact and Cost Analysis of Desalination Systems”
H. F. El-Gamal* and M. F. Abdrabbo**
* Mansoura University
** Zagazig University, Egypt

“Micro Climatic Environmental Conditions inside Greenhouses with Built-In Solar Distillation System”
Hassan E. S. Fath and Khaled Y. Zakaria
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Application of Sandy Bed Solar Collector System for Extraction of Water from Air”
Abdelnaby B. Kabeel
Tanta University, Egypt

“A New Visual Package for Simulation of Thermal Desalination Processes: Development & Verification”
A. S. Nafey*, H. E. S. Fath**, A. A. Mabrouk* and M. A. Elzzeky*
* Suez Canal University
** Alexandria University, Egypt

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Session 4

WATER TREATMENT

Saturday – March 27, 2004
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Olfat El-Sebaei – Alexandria University, Egypt
* Dr. Imad Khatib – Palestine Polytechnic University, Palestinian Territories

“Theoretical Investigation on Using Direct Filtration Process for Treating Raw Water from Lake Nasser in Egypt”
Hazem I. Saleh
Menoufia University, Egypt

“Screening of New Sorbent Materials for Cadmium Removal from Aqueous Solutions”
H. Benaissa*, M. Meziani, and M-A. Elouchdi
* University of Tlemcen, Algeria

“Water and Power Saving By Recycling & Reuse of Domestic Water”
A. A. Abdel Naby
Alexandria University, Egypt

“A Study on the Application of Electromagnetic System for the Removal of Corrosion Products in Boiler Feed Water” (Poster)
Jae-Goo Shim and Jeon-Soo Moon
Korea Electric Power Research Institute, Korea

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Session 5

SEWAGE TREATMENT

Saturday – March 27, 2004
12:45 “ 14:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Fahmy El-Sharkawy – Alexandria University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Ahmed Fadel – Mansoura University, Egypt

“Flux Enhancement by Using Helical Baffles in Ultrafiltration of Suspended Solids”
Noreddine Ghaffour*, Rahim Jassim** and Tahir Khir**
* Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC), Oman
** Jeddah College of Technology, Saudi Arabia

“Effect of CO-Ions on Cadmium Sorption Kinetics from Aqueous Solutions by Dried Activated Sludge”
H. Benaissa* and M-A. Elouchdi
* University of Tlemcen, Algeria

“Public Private Partnership through Build-Operate-Transfer in Jordan Wastewater Sector”
Ibrahim Abu Shams and Mohammad Awamleh
Ministry of Water and Irrigation, Jordan

“Enhancement of Oxygen Transfer Rate in Trickling Filter Using Radial Jet Nozzle”
Kamal T. Ewida, Sameh M. El-Mokadem, Radwan M. Kamal and Ayman M. Ali
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Aquatic Plants for Bioremedation of Waste Water”
Assia A. El Falaky*, S. A. Aboulroos**, A. A. Saoud and M. A. Ali
* Environment & Climate Research Institute,
** Cairo University, Egypt

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Session 6

POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

Saturday – March 27, 2004
12:45 “ 14:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Samy H. El-Felaly – Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Mawaheb Abou El-Azm – Ministry of State for Environmental Affairs, Egypt

“Environmental Problems in Two Egyptian Shallow Lakes Subjected to Different Levels of Pollution”
Massoud A. H. Saad and A. M. Safty
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Eutrophication Assessment of Lake Manzala Using GIS Techniques”
Noha Donia* and Mahmoud Hussein**
* Institute of Environmental Studies and Researches
** National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space, Egypt

“Impact of Land Use on the Hydrogeochemistry of Groundwater in Wadi El-Farigh Area, Egypt”
Mohamed ElKashouty
Cairo University, Egypt

“Impact of the Contaminant Pollutants in Coastal Hammam Sousse Area”
Nadia Hocini
Centre de Recherche Nuclaire d’Alger, Algeria

“Surface Discharges of Warm Water from Thermal Power Stations into Rivers”
Kassem Salah El-Alfy
Mansoura University, Egypt

“Removal of Oil Spills from Salt Water by Magnesium, Calcium Carbonates and Oxides”
S. Anwar Sayed*, A. S. El Sayed**, and A. M. Zayed***
* Helwan University, ** Misr Petroleum Company,
*** Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation, Egypt

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Session 7

FLOW IN RIVERS AND OPEN CHANNELS

Saturday – March 27, 2004
15:45 “ 17:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Mostafa Soliman – Ain Shams University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Zeinab El-Barbary – Water Research Institute, Egypt

“A Practical Method for Predicting the Discharge in Alluvial and Rigid Boundary Two Stage Channels”
Mansour A. Haidera* and E.M. Valentine**
* University of Sana’a, Yemen
** University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

“An Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Longitudinal Dispersion Coefficients in Rivers”
Ali A. M. Gad
Assiut University, Egypt

“The Effect of Closing Secondary Channels on the Morphology and the Ecology of the River Nile”
Gamal Sallam and Zeinab El-Barbary
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Improvement of the Hydraulic Performance of Sharp-Crested Side Weirs in Circular Channels”
Gamal Abou Zeid
Assiut University, Egypt

“Dynamic Model for Subcritical Dividing Flows in Open Channel Junction”
Ibrahim Rashwan
Tanta University, Egypt

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Session 8

NETWORKS AND PUMPS

Saturday – March 27, 2004
15:45 “ 17:15

CHAIRPERSONS

* Dr. Nageh Gad El-Hak – Suez Canal Authority, Egypt
* Dr. Nadia Abdou – Alexandria Potable Water Organization, Egypt

“Lagrangian Method for Simultaneous Propagation of Waterborne Substances in Water Distribution Networks”
G. R. Munavalli* and M. S. Mohan Kumar**
* Walchand College of Engineering,
** Indian Institute of Science, India

“Performance of a Central-Type Jet Pump, II- Experimental Study on Water Flow”
F. M. El-Otla*, I. A. EL-Sawaf*, and M. EL-Ghandour*
* Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Conservation of Domestic Water Use for Jeddah City Using Simulation Model”
S. Awadalla* and M. AbdulRazzak**
* Soil and Water Institute,
** UNESCO Office, Egypt

“Cost Analysis of Failure of Buried Pipes”
Rehab Anwar Hamada
Arab World for Financial Investment Co., Egypt

“A Simple Graphical Method for Designing All Sewer Types”
Ali A. M. Gad and Hassan I. Mohamed
Assiut University, Egypt

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Session 9

HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES

Sunday – March 28, 2004
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Mostafa Soliman – Ain Shams University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Abdel-Azim Negm – Zagazig University, Egypt

“Effect of Sill Arrangement on Maximum Scour Depth Downstream of Abruptly Enlarged Stilling Basins”
Abdel-Azim M. Negm
Zagazig University, Egypt

“A New Analytical Bridge Pier Scour Equation”
Youssef I. Hafez
Hydraulic Research Institute, Egypt

“Effect of End Sill on Scour Characteristics Downstream of Sudden Expanding Stilling Basins”
O. K. Saleh, A.M. Negm, O. S. Waheed-Eldin and Noha G. Ahmad
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Identification of Pressure and Velocity Correction Coefficients along Block-Stones Ramp”
Hassan Ibrahim Mohamed
Assiut University, Egypt

“Hydraulic Design of the Touristic Berthing in Aswan City”
Hossam El-Sersawy and Magdy Gad
Nile Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 10

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (2)

Sunday – March 28, 2004
09:00 “ 10:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Rassoul – Mansoura University, Egypt
* Prof. Dr. Hassan Fath – Alexandria University, Egypt

“Over Two Decades of Challenging Crusades in the Rehabilitation of 11,500 M3/Day MSF Desalination Units in the Kingdom of Bahrain”
Khalid Burashid
Ministry of Electricity and Water, Bahrain

“Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Performance of Desalination Equipment in Egypt”
Magdy Abou Rayan*, Berge Djebedjian* and Ibrahim Khaled**
* Mansoura University, ** Sinai Development Authority, Egypt

“A Naturally Circulated Humidifying De-Humidifying Solar Still with Built-In Passive Condenser”
Hassan E. S. Fath*, Samy Elsherbiny and Ahmad Ghazy
* Alexandria University, Egypt

“Development & Transient Performance of a Multi-Effect, Air Cooled Home Distiller”
Hassan E. S. Fath*, M. Elsayed and M. Abd Alghany
* Alexandria University, Egypt

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Session 11

GENERAL HYDRAULICS

Sunday – March 28, 2004
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Rawia Konsowa – ESCWA, Lebanon
* Prof. Dr. Mohsen Ezz El-Din – Mansoura University, Egypt

“A Remote Monitoring System for River Barrage Gates and Allied Structures Using Virtual Instrumentation Technology”
Amit Chaudhuri, Jayanta Kumar Roy and Shampa Dey
Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, India

“Numerical and Experimental Analysis of Transient 2D Flow Around Ship Spoiler”
Nabil Hassan Mostafa
Zagazig University, Egypt

“Correction Factor for Friction Head Loss through Lateral and Manifold”
Essam Awad Mostafa
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Study of River Bed Behavior at Intakes and Outlets of Talkha Thermal Power Plant”
Kassem Salah El-Alfy
Mansoura University, Egypt

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Session 12

WASTEWATER TREATMENT (2)

Sunday – March 28, 2004
11:00 “ 12:30

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Monayeri – Zagazig University, Egypt
* Dr. Osman El-Gougary – Social Fund for Development, Egypt

“Co-Flocculating Mechanism and its Experiment Research”
Zhan Hanhui*, Zhang Xiaoqi* and Zhan Xuehui**
* Zhuzhou Institute of Technology,
** Central South University, China

“Using a Natural Coagulant for Treating Wastewater”
Abdelaziem Mahmoud Abdelaal
Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Quantification of Biofilm Formed at a Plan Liquid-Liquid Interface”
Gaber Idris and Medhat Moustafa
Alexandria University, Egypt

“Characterization of Wastewater Produced from Alexandria (Present and Future) and the Improvement of Mediterranean Sea”
Nariman Soheil
Alexandria Sewage Treatment Organization, Egypt

“Anaerobic Digestion Technology for Industrial Wastewater Treatment”
Medhat M. A. Saleh and Usama F. Mahmood
El Azhar University, Egypt

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