Ninth International Egyptian Water Technology Conference 2005
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, EGYPT, MARCH 17-20, 2005

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FINAL PROGRAM

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The sessions will be at Khufo, Khafrae, and Menkara Ballrooms.

 

 

THURSDAY “ March 17, 2005

 

12:00 “ 18:00 Registration at Pyramisa Hotel

18:00 “ 19:00 Opening Ceremonies (Aton Ballroom)

19:00 “ 19:30 Exhibition Opening (Hatshepsut Ballroom)

19:30 “ 21:00 Workshop (1) (Aton Ballroom)

21:00 “ 22:00 Dinner at Pyramisa Hotel

 

 

FRIDAY “ March 18, 2005

 

10:00 “ 12:00 Technical Sessions (1), (2) & (3) and Workshop (2) – (Aton Ballroom)

13:30 “ 15:30 Technical Sessions (4), (5) & (6)

15:30 “ 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 “ 18:00 Technical Sessions (7), (8) & (9)

19:00 “ Dinner at Pyramisa Hotel

 

 

SATURDAY “ March 19, 2005

 

10:00 “ 12:00 Technical Sessions (10), (11) & (12)

12:00 “ 14:00 Technical Sessions (13), (14) & (15)

14:00 “ 14:30 Coffee Break

14:30“ 16:30 Workshop (3) (Aton Ballroom)

16:30 “ 18:30 Technical Sessions (16), (17) & (18)

18:30 “ 19:00 Closing Ceremonies (Aton Ballroom)

19:00 “ 21:00 Dinner at Pyramisa Hotel

 

 

SUNDAY “ March 20, 2005

 

Free Day

 

 

 

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TECHNICAL SESSIONS

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Session 1

 

WATER RESOURCES AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Qousy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Hussein El-Atfy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

 

 

“Harvesting of Atmospheric Water: A Promising Low-Cost Technology”

Mohan Bahadur Karkee

Department of Water Supply and Sewerage, Nepal

 

“Operational Management System for Bahr Wahba Canal” 

M. K. Mahmoud

Hydraulics Research Institute, Egypt

 

“The Nile Delta in a Global Vision” 

Bakenaz A. Zeydan

Tanta University, Egypt

 

“The Optimizing Model of Potential Evapotranspiration in North Syria” 

Abdul Naser N. Al-Darir and M. Aldoubiat

Aleppo University, Syria

 

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Session 2

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Eng. Samy Emarah “ Ministry of Housing and Utilities and Urban Communities, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Ahmed Fadel “ Mansoura University, Egypt

 

 

“Treatment of Potato-Processing Wastewater using Aerobic Side Stream Membrane Bioreactor” 

Sameh K.I. Sayed*, K.H. El-Ezaby** and L. Groendijk***

* Vitens Water Company, The Netherlands

** Mansoura University, Egypt

*** Department of Environmental Technology, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

 

“Removal of Copper Ions from Aqueous Solutions by Dried Activated Sludge” 

H. Benaأ¯ssa* and M-A. Elouchdi

* University of Tlemcen, Algeria

 

“Effluent Wastewater Treatment for a Resin-Based Paints Plant (Case Study)” 

Mohamed Hanafy and O. A. Elbary

Cairo University, Egypt

 

“Modified Sequential Batch Reactor (MSBR) A New Process of Wastewater Treatment” 

Medhat M. Saleh and Usama Mahmood

El-Azhar University, Egypt

 

“Overview on Chemical Oxidation Technology in Wastewater Treatment” 

I. G. Rashed, M. A. Hanna, H. F. El-Gamal, A. A. Al-Sarawy and F. K. M. Wali

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

“Utilization of By-Pass Kiln Dust for Treatment of Tanneries Effluent Wastewater” 

Mohamed Hassan Mostafa*, Ehab Mohamed Rashed** and Amr Hassan Mostafa*

* Housing and Building Research Center

** Cairo University, Egypt

 

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Session 3

 

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Rassoul “ Mansoura University, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Hassan El-Banna Fath “ Alexandria University, Egypt

 

 

“RO System Design Rehabilitation

Part I: Sizzling Feed Intake Management” 

Aly Karameldin

Nuclear Research Center, Egypt

 

“Exergy and Thermoeconomics Evaluation of MSF Desalination Plants Using a New Visual Package” 

A. S. Nafey*, H. E. S. Fath**, A. A. Mabrouk* and M. A. El-Zeky*

* Suez Canal University

** Alexandria University, Egypt

“Exergy and Thermo-Economic Analysis of Modified MSF Desalination Plants Configurations” 

A. S. Nafey*, H. E. S. Fath**, A. A. Mabrouk* and M. A. El-Zeky*

* Suez Canal University

** Alexandria University, Egypt

“A Stand Alone Complex for the Production of Water, Food, Electricity & Salts: A Solution for the Sustainable Development of Small Communities in Remote Areas” 

Hassan E. S. Fath*, Fatma M. El-Shall, Ulrike Seibert** and Gisela Vogt**

* Alexandria University, Egypt

** Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Germany

 

“Evaluation of Desalination and Water Transport Costs

(Case Study: Abu Soma Bay, Egypt)” 

Berge Djebedjian*, Mohamed Safwat Mohamed*, Salah El-Sarraf **

and Magdy Abou Rayan*

* Mansoura University

** Talkha Fertilizers Company, Egypt

 

“Solar Based Distillation System for Domestic Application” 

M. Umamaheswaran

Anna University, India

 

“Reverse Osmosis as a Solution for Water Shortage in Iran” 

Sayed S. Madaeni* and M. Ghanei**

* Razi University

** Urban & Industrial Water Technology of Iran Co., Iran

 

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Session 4

 

FLOW IN RIVERS AND OPEN CHANNELS (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

13:30 “ 15:30

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Abdel-Razik Zedan “ Mansoura University, Egypt

* Dr. Karima Attia “ Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

 

“Flow Characteristics at the New Naga Hammadi Barrages Using Waves Two-Dimensional Model” 

Youssef Hafez and Zeinab El barbary

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

“Sediment Deposition Mapping in Aswan High Dam Reservoir Using Geographic Information System (GIS)” 

Hossam El-Sersawy

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

“Effect of Vertical Curvature of Flow at Weir Crest on Discharge Coefficient” 

Kassem Salah El-Alfy

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

“Discharge Measurement in Trapezoidal Lined Canals Utilizing Horizontal and Vertical Contractions of Cross-Section” 

Hassan Ibrahim Mohamed

Assiut University, Egypt

 

“Rosetta Branch Waste Load Allocation Model”

Noha Donia

Ain Shams University, Egypt

 

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Session 5

 

HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

13:30 “ 15:30

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

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

* Dr. Zeinab Elbarbary “ Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

 

“Historical Waterworks in Turkey” 

nal Ayen Turkman, and Yal–zdemr

Dokuz Eyll University, Turkey

 

“Scour at Dahshoor Bridge Using Numerical Modeling and Novel Pier Scour Equation” 

Youssef Hafez, Zeinab Elbarbary and Ahmed Fahmy

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

“River Regulation Downstream New Esna Barrage Using Mathematical Model” 

Karima Attia and Hosam El-Sersawy

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

“The Development in the Use Asphaltic Concrete in Hydraulic Structures” 

Mohamad M. Al-Chiblak

Damascus University, Syria

 

“The Construction Phases of the New Naga Hammadi Barrage Cofferdams” 

Yasser Shawky* and Hala Badawy**

* Hydraulics Research Institute

** National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

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Session 6

 

GROUNDWATER

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

13:30 “ 15:30

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Hussein El-Atfy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Qousy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

 

 

“Hydrograph Estimation Using GIS Supported GIUH Model” 

Hafez Q. Shaheen, Anan Jayyousi, Sameer Shadeed and Ammar Jarrar

An-Najah National University, Palestine

 

“Nutrient Dynamics Controlled by Ground Water Injections” 

K. K. Balachandran*, T. Joseph* and J. S. Paimpillil**

* National Institute of Oceanography

** Envirosolutions, Center for Earth Resources and Environment Management, India

 

“Groundwater Quality in Some Villages Northeast of Jeddah City, Saudi Arabia” 

Masoud Eid Al-ahmadi

King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

 

“Hydrogeology and Hydro-Geochemistry of the Quaternary Aquifer in the Middle Nile Delta Area, Egypt” 

Mohamed Al-Kashouty* and A. El Sabbagh**

* Cairo University

** Channel Maintenance Research Institute, Egypt

 

“Subsurface Removal of Iron and Manganese from Groundwater “ Case Study” 

Ashraf A. K. Karakish

Housing and Building Research Center

Egypt

 

“Assessment of Groundwater Quality in Gaza City (South of Palestine) During the Period (1994-2004)” 

Zeyad H. Abu Heen* and Sami H. Lubbad**

* Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine

** Ministry of Health, Gaza, Palestine

 

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Session 7

 

WATER ECONOMICS

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

16:00 “ 18:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Rassoul “ Mansoura University, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Samy El-Felaly “ Ministry of Agriculture, Egypt

 

 

“Socio-Economic Aspects of Irrigation Technology: Cases from Nepal and India” 

Bahwana Upadhyay and K. Bhattarai

International Water Management Institute, India

 

“Impact of Value Assessment on Competition for Water” 

Noor ul Hassan Zardari and Ian Cordery

University of New South Wales, Australia

 

“Exchange of Irrigation Water between Farmers in Egypt” 

Hala A. Badawy

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

“Farmer’s Income at Kafr ElSheikh Governorate as Affected by Water Utilization and Use Efficiencies “Case Study”” 

M. A. M. Ibrahim, N. G. Ainer and S. N. Shalan

Soils & Water and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

 

“An Optimum Approach for the Utilization of the Great Man-Made River Water in Libya” 

Abdulhamid M. Ghazali* and Mohamed A. AbuNahia**

* University of Al-Fateh

** Engineering Consulting Office for Utilities, Libya

 

“Water Conservation at Sporting Clubs” 

Walid Omer Hussein

Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

 

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Session 8

 

HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES (2)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

16:00 “ 18:00

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. Mohamed Bakry “ Channel Maintenance Research Institute, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Qousy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

 

 

“Determination of Compacted Clay Permeability by Artificial Neural Networks” 

M. H. Baziar and Ali Boroumand

Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

 

“Toshka Spillway Barrages Stability Analysis” 

Sherine Ismail and Medhat Aziz

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

“The Evaluation of the Change in Atikhisar Dam which Provides Water for

the Urban Part of Canakkale with Landsat ETM Data and PCI Image

Processing Software within 10 Years” 
Ilgar Rustu, H. Yildirm, M. Gure and M. Ozdemir

Canakkale 18 Mart University, Turkey

“Proposed Barriers in Nile River for Controlling Water Hyacinth Reaching Cairo Governorate” 

Hosam Ibrahim*, Mohamed Bakry* and Sherif Saad**

* Channel Maintenance Research Institute

** Water Management Research Institute, Egypt

 

“Detection of Water Leaks in Foum-El-Gherza Dam (Algeria)” 

Nadia Hocini and Adnane Souffi Moulla

Centre de Recherche Nuclأ¨aire dâ€���Alger, Algeria

 

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Session 9

 

NETWORKS AND PUMPS (1)

 

Friday – March 18, 2005

16:00 “ 18:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Dr. Nageh Gad El-Hak “ Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Nabil Hassan “ Zagazig University, Egypt

 

 

“Application of Max-Min Ant System for Joint Layout and Size Optimization of Pipe Networks” 

Mohammad Hadi Afshar

Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

“Evaluation of Hydraulic Parameters of Movable Jet Pump Equipped with Fixed Fluidizer” 

Alaa El-Shaikh*, Imam El-Sawaf**, Nabiel El-Menshawy** and Nageh Gad El-Hak*

* Suez Canal Authority

** Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Flow Behaviour of Non-Newtonian Clay Slurries” 

Kamal El-Nahhas, Nageh Gad El-Hak, Magdy Abu Rayan and Imam El-Sawaf

* Suez Canal Authority

** Mansoura University

*** Suez Canal University, Egypt

“Optimal Design of Water Distribution Networks Under a Specific Level of Optimality” 

Hossam A. A. Abdel Gawad

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

“Coil Pump Performance Under Variable Operating Conditions” 

Sadek Z. Kassab, Ahmed A. Abdel Naby and El-Sayed I. Abdel Basier

Alexandria University, Egypt

 

“A New Numerical Approach for the Solution of Contaminant Transport Equation” 

Mohamed El-Gamal

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

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Session 10

 

WATER RESOURCES AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (2)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

CHAIRPERSONS

* Prof. Dr. El-Sayed Abdel-Rassoul “ Mansoura University, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Hassan El-Banna Fath “ Alexandria University, Egypt

 

 

“Hydrology and Water Resources Remote Sensing in Soil and Water Resource Management” 

Behrooz Sari Sarraf*, S. Reza Raihany Nia** and Mohammad Rahmany**

* Ahar Azad Islamic University

** Expert of Abandishan Consulting Engineer, Iran

“Reliability-Based Multi-Objective Management of Coastal Aquifers” 

Hossam A. A. Abdel-Gawad

Mansoura University, Egypt

“Trends in Seasonal Rainfall Changes in the Syrian Coast” 

(in Arabic)

Ghatfan Ammar

Tishreen University, Syria

 

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Session 11

 

WATER TREATMENT

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mahmoud “ Suez Canal University, Egypt

* Dr. Nageh Gad El-Hak “ Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

 

 

“Optimization Particle Separation for Better Water Quality in Treatment” 

Mahmoud A. Elsheik*, Mooyoung Han** and Dongheui Kwak**

* Menofiya University, Egypt

** Seoul National University, Korea

 

“A Novel Compact Coagulation-Flocculation-Sedimentation System” 

Abdel Monem A. El-Bassioni*, Ibrahim G. Rashed**, Ahmed A. Al-Sarawy**

and Mohamed M. El-Halwany**

* Minia University

** Mansoura University, Egypt

 

“Space-Time Dynamics and Parameters of Growth of Toxic Cyanobacteria in Freshwaters in Cheffia Dam (North-East of Algeria)” 

B. Soumati*, H. Nasri**, A. Meddour*, S. Kadri* and N. Loucif*

* University of Annaba, Algeria

** University of Tarf, Algeria

“A Simplified Empirical Model for the One-Stage Direct Filtration” 

Moharram Fouad, Ragab Barakat and Ahmed Fadel

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

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Session 12

 

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES (2)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

10:00 “ 12:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Samir El-Manharawy “ Nuclear Materials Corp, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Hassan El-Banna Fath “ Alexandria University, Egypt

 

 

“How to Estimate Inorganic Fouling Flux on RO-Membrane by using ROIFA-4?” 

Samir El-Manharawy* and Azza Hafez**

* Nuclear Materials Corp.

** National Research Center, Egypt

 

“Thermal Performance of Greenhouse with Built-in Solar Distillation System: Experimental Study” 

Abdulhaiy Radhwan* and Hassan E. S. Fath**

* King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

** Alexandria University, Egypt

 

“Optimum Thermal Coupling System for Cogeneration Nuclear Desalination Plants” 

Mahmoud Samy Saadawy

Nuclear Research Center, Egypt

“Exergy and Thermo-Economics Investigation of Multi Effect Evaporation (MEE) and Hybrid Multi Effect Evaporation – Multi Stage Flash (MEE-MSF) Systems” 

A. S. Nafey*, H. E. S. Fath**, A. A. Mabrouk*, M. A. El-Zeky*

* Suez Canal University

** Alexandria University, Egypt

“Humidification-Dehumidification System in a Greenhouse for Sustainable Crop Production” 

Johan S. Perret, A. M. Al. Ismaili and S. S. Sablani

Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

 

“Electrochemical Studies of Pitting Corrosion of Cu- Fe Alloy in Sodium Chloride Solutions” 

Sohair Saad Mahmoud

Ain Shams University, Egypt

 

“Effect of Ferrous Ions on the Performance of Calcium Sulfate Inhibitors” 

Said Alforjani

Petroleum Research Centre, Libya

 

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Session 13

 

FLOW IN RIVERS AND OPEN CHANNELS (2)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

12:00 “ 14:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Qousy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Abdel-Razik Zedan “ Mansoura University, Egypt

 

 

“A Proposed Modification to the White, Bettess and Paris Rational Regime Approach” 

Mansour A. Haidera

Sana’a University, Yemen

“Inland Waterways Design Criteria and its Applications in Egypt” 

Hossam El-Sersawy and A. F. Ahmed

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

“Performance Assessment of Egyptian Canals” 

Tarek A. El-Samman

National Water Research, Egypt

 

“Solving of Ships Berthing Problem at Qena Governorate” 

Gamal A. Salam

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

“Investigation of El-Salam Canal Project in Northern Sinai, Egypt. Phase-I: Environmental Baseline, Soil and Water Quality Studies” 

Azza Hafez

National Research Center, Egypt

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Session 14

 

HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES (3)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

12:00 “ 14:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Monayeri “ Zagazig University, Egypt

* Dr. Osman El-Gougary “ Social Fund for Development, Egypt

 

 

“Optimum Design and Construction of Water Wells (Case Study)” 

Osman Mohammed Naggar

UNESCO Chair in Water Resources, Sudan

 

“Evaluation of Artificial Neural Networks in Optimization Models of Hydropower Reservoir Operation” 

Omid Bozorg Haddad* and Saeed Alimohammadi**

* Iran University of Science and Technology

** Shahid Abbaspoor University, Iran

 

“HBMO in Optimal Reservoir Operation” 

Omid Bozorg Haddad and Abbas Afshar

Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

 

“Flood Management of Lake Nasser after the New Toshka Barrages Construction” 

Nahla Sadek and Medhat Aziz

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

“Hydrological Investigations in Semi-Arid Areas. Case Study: Railway Culvert Design in Libya” 

Salaheddine A. Serrag*, A. M. Ghazali** and S. N. Shmela**

University of Al-Fateh, Libya

“Effect of High Floods on Naga Hammadi Scour Hole” 

Sherine S. Ismail and Gomaa M. Dawod

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

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Session 15

 

NETWORKS AND PUMPS (2)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

12:00 “ 14:00

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Dr. Nageh Gad El-Hak “ Suez Canal Authority, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Nabil Hassan “ Zagazig University, Egypt

 

 

“HBMO in Engineering Optimization” 

Omid Bozorg Haddad*, Abbas Afshar* and M. A. Mariأ±o**

* Iran University of Science and Technology, Iran

** University of Calif., USA

“Water Demand Management Using a Conservative-House Potable Water Distribution System” 

Abdulaziz A. Alhamid

King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

 

“A New Adaptive Penalty Method for Constrained Genetic Algorithm and its Application to Water Distribution Systems” 

Berge Djebedjian*, Ashraf Yaseen**, and Magdy Abou Rayan*

* Mansoura University

** Damietta Drinking Water Company, Egypt

 

“Network Optimization for Steady Flow and Water Hammer Using Genetic Algorithms” 

Berge Djebedjian*, Abdel-Gawad Mondy**, Mohamed S. Mohamed*, and Magdy Abou Rayan*

* Mansoura University

** Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company, Egypt

 

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Session 16

 

GENERAL HYDRAULICS

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

16:30 “ 18:30

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Hussein El-Atfy “ Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt

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

 

 

“Flow Behavior around Perforated Tile Drainage Pipes” 

Hassan I. Mohamed and Gamal A. A. Abouzeid

Assiut University, Egypt

 

“Computed Transient Supercavitating Flow Over a Projectile” 

Nabil H. Mostafa

Zagazig University, Egypt

 

“Application of New Technologies in Aquatic Weeds Management in Khors El-Alaky and Toshka, Nasser Lake, Egypt” 

Magdy Hosny

Channel Maintenance Research Institute, Egypt

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Session 17

 

WASTEWATER TREATMENT (2)

 

Saturday – March 19, 2005

16:30 “ 18:30

 

 

CHAIRPERSONS

 

* Prof. Dr. Ibrahim G. Rashed “ Mansoura University, Egypt

* Prof. Dr. Diaa El-Monayeri “ Zagazig Unive