IWTC 2010

Fourteenth International Water Technology Conference 2010
CAIRO, EGYPT, MARCH 21-23, 2010

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FINAL  PROGRAM

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SUNDAY – March 21, 2010

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09:00 – 17:30  Registration at Pyramisa, Cairo

10:00 – 11:30  Opening Ceremonies

11:30 – 12:00  Invited Lecture: “World Water Challenge in the 21st Century”,

Prof. Mahmoud Abou Zeid, Honorary Chairman of World Water Council

12:00 – 12:15  Exhibition Opening

12:15 – 12:30  Coffee Break

12:30 – 14:00  Workshop (1) “Climatic Change”, Session “New Trends in Technologies (1)”

14:00 – 15:30  Technical Sessions (1), (2) & (3)

15:30 – 16:00  Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30  Technical Sessions (4), (5) & (6)

20:00 ––––––   Dinner

 

 

MONDAY – March 22, 2010

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09:30 – 11:00  Technical Sessions (7), (8) & (9)

11:00 – 11:30  Coffee Break

11:30 – 13:00  Technical Sessions (10), (11) & (12)

13:00 – 14:30  Technical Sessions (13), (14) & (15)

14:30 – 15:00  Coffee Break

15:00 – 16:30  Workshop (2) “Computer Based Maintenance”, Session “New Trends in Technologies (2)”

20:00 ––––––   Dinner

 

 

TUESDAY – March 23, 2010

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10:00 – 11:00  Closing Ceremonies

11:00 – 12:00  Coffee Break

12:00 ––––––   Departure

 

 

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TECHNICAL SESSIONS

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Session 1

 

CLIMATE CHANGE

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

14:00 – 15:30

 

 

35

“Climate Change and the Hydrothermal and Evapotranspiration Conditions in the Planning Regions of Bulgaria” 

Milena Moteva *, Valentin Kazandjiev ** and Veska Georgieva **

*Institute for Land Reclamation and Agricultural Mechanization, Sofia, Bulgaria

**National Institute of Hydrology and Meteorology, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

36

“Possibilities for Obtaining High Yields from Row Crops in Water Deficit Conditions: A Case Study in Bulgaria” 

Milena Moteva *, Alexander Matev **, Antonia Stoyanova ***

*Institute for Land Reclamation and Agricultural Mechanization, Sofia, Bulgaria

**Agrarian University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

*** Agricultural Institute, Stara Zagora, Bulgaria

 

83

“Drought – Piezometric Level of the Groundwater Aquifers:  Mikkes Basin (Morocco)” 

K. Belhassan

UFR: Geology Applied to Hydro-Geological Researches

Faculty of Sciences Dhar Mehraz, Morocco

 

28

“Comparison of Vulnerability to Impacts of Climate Change in Different Hydraulic Sectors ” 

Case Souk-Ahras, Algeria”

D. Mrad, S. Dairi and Y. Djebbar

Centre Universitaire de Souk-Ahras, Algeria

 

 

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Session 2

 

WATER TREATMENT

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

14:00 – 15:30

 

 

81

“Adsorption of Malathion on Thermally Treated Egg Shell Material” 

Khalid Z. Elwakeel * and Ahmed M. Yousif **

* Egyptian Water and Wastewater Regulatory Agency, Egypt

** Menoufia University, Egypt

 

70

“The Removal of Imazethapyr Herbicie from Water Using Titanium Dioxide Coupled to UV Light” 

M. El Madani, M.F. Atitar, M. Mekkaoui, A. El Hourch and M. El Azzouzi

University Mohammed V-Agdal, Morocco

 

5

“Using Ozone Instead of Chlorine in a Typical Water Treatment Plant in Egypt: A Case Study” 

Helmy E. Gad

Mansoura University, Egypt

 

9

“Detection of Lead and Copper with Nitrogen Doped Diamond-Like Carbon Thin Films” 

N. W. Khun, E. Liu, C. C. Ko, G. C. Yang, W. G. Ma, A. P. Liu, and H. Wang

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

 

67

“Production Technique of Natural Coagulant from Moringa Oleifra Seeds” 

Eman N. Ali, Suleyman A. Muyibi, Hamzah M. Salleh, Mohd Ramlan M. Salleh and Md Zahangir Alam

International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia

 

79

“Measurement of Suspended Particles in Water Filtration” 

Michal Zielina

Cracow University of Technology, Poland

 

 

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Session 3

 

DESALINATION TECHNOLOGIES

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

14:00 – 15:30

 

 

65

“Integration of TVC Desalination System with Cogeneration Plant: Parametric Study” 

Fuad N. Alasfour * and Hadyan F. Alajmi **

* Kuwait University, Kuwait

** Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait

 

80

“Removal of Cr(Vi) from Alkaline Aqueous Solutions Using Chemically Modified Magnetic Chitosan Resins” 

Khalid Z. Elwakeel

Egyptian Water and Wastewater Regulatory Agency, Egypt

 

55

“Water Quality Evaluation of Small Scale Desalination Plants in the Gaza Strip, Palestine” 

Adnan M. Aish

Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine

 

97

“Improving Cooling Water Quality for Enhancing Thermal Performance in Energy Conversion Applications” 

R. M. Abdel-Aziz *, A. A. Gadallam **, M. M. El-Fawal ** and A. H. Khalifa **

* Benha University, Egypt

** National Center for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control, Egypt

 

44

“Wave Powered Water Desalination in Egypt

A.S. Bayoumi *, A. Incecik **, H. El Gamal *** and K. Shalash *

* Arab Academy for Science, Technology, & Maritime Transport, Egypt

** University of Strathclyde, UK

*** Alexandria University, Egypt

 

 

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Session 4

 

FLOW IN RIVERS AND OPEN CHANNELS

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

16:00 – 17:30

37

 

“Flow Characteristics of Partially Vegetated Trapezoidal Channel Cross-Section with Flexible Vegetation” 

Hassan I. Mohamed

Assiut University, Egypt

 

66

“Human Impacts on Nile River Morphology” 

Yasser Raslan

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

69

“Flow Rate Measurements by Flumes” 

W. Dąbrowski * and U. Polak **

* Cracow University of Technology, Poland

** National Higher Easteuropean School, Poland

 

96

Siltation in Ibrahymia Canal (Upper Egypt)” 

Gamal A. Sallam, Yasser Raslan and Nader M. Shafik

Nile Research Institute, Egypt

 

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Session 5

 

INDUSTRIAL WASTEWATER TREATMENT

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

16:00 – 17:30

 

64

“Combined Electrocoagulation and Fungal Processes for the Treatment of Olive Mill Wastewater” 

F. Hanafi, M. Mountadar and O. Assobhei

Université Chouaib Doukkali, Morocco

 

62

“Study for Industrial Wastewater Treatment Using Some Coagulants” 

H. El Karamany

Zagazig University, Egypt

 

84

“Waste-To-Energy Using a Novel Integrated Biological Process” 

Hisham Hafez, George Nakhla and Hesham El Naggar

University of Western Ontario, Canada

4

“Chemical, Physicochemical and Physical Properties of Wastewater from the Sudanese Fermentation Industry (SFI)” 

Abdel Moneim El-Hadi Sulieman *, Abdel Wahid Mohammed Yousif * and Abdel Moneim Mustafa **

*University of Gezira, Sudan

**The Sudanese Fermentation Industry, Sudan

 

 

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Session 6

 

SOIL AND AGRICULTURE SYSTEMS (1)

 

Sunday – March 21, 2010

16:00 – 17:30

 

38

“Simulating the Effect of Deficit Irrigation on Egyptian Clover Yield and Water Productivity” 

Samiha A. Ouda *, Rashad Abou Elenin ** and Mouhamed A. Shreif *

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

**Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

39

“Simulation of the Effect of Irrigation Water Management on Cotton Yield at Two Locations in Egypt

Samiha A. Ouda *, Hesham Abed El-Baky *, Mouhamed A. Shreif * and Rashad Abou Elenin **

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

**Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

40

“Increasing Water Productivity of Faba Bean Grown Under Deficit Irrigation at Middle Egypt” 

Samiha A. Ouda *, Mouhamed A. Shreif * and Rashad Abou Elenin **

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

**Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

75

“TIWFC- Trickle Irrigation Wetting Front Pattern Calculator” 

Ahmed Ibrahim Mohammed

Alfateh University, Libya

 

77

“A Mathematical Modelling Approach for Irrigation Water Management under Water Shortage and Salinity Conditions: The Wave_Ms Model” 

A. M. Abdulaziz

Alfateh University, Libya

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Session 7

 

SOIL AND AGRICULTURE SYSTEMS (2)

 

Monday – March 22, 2010

09:30 – 11:00

 

41

“Using Yield-Stress Model to Predict the Impact of Deficit Irrigation on Onion Yield” 

Samiha A. Ouda *, Rashad Abou Elenin ** and Mouhamed A. Shreif *

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

**Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

42

“Simulation of the Effect of Water Stress on Soybean Yield and Water Use Efficiency” 

Samiha A. Ouda *, Mouhamed A. Shreif *, and Rashad Abou Elenin **

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

** Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

43

“Simulation of the Effect of Irrigation Water Saving on Wheat Yield at Middle Egypt” 

Samiha A. Ouda *, Rashad Abou Elenin ** and Mouhamed A. Shreif *

*Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

** Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

 

54

“Effects of Induced Salinity on Four Vicia Faba Cultivars Differing in their Broomrape Tolerance

Magdi T. Abdelhamid *, M. B. Shokr ** and M.A. Bekheta *

*National Research Centre, Egypt

**Agricultural Research Center, Egypt

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Session 8

 

WASTEWATER AND SEWAGE TREATMENT

 

Monday – March 22, 2010

09:30 – 11:00

 

 

24

“Optimal Operation of Alternating Activated Sludge Processes of the Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plant” 

Case of Souk-Ahras (Algeria)

S. Dairi *, D. Mrad *, M. Bensoltane *, Y. Djebbar * and H. Abida **

* University of Souk-Ahras, Algeria

** University of Sfax, Tunisia

 

76

“Adsorption and Photodegradation of Procion Yellow H-Exl Dyes in Textile Wastewater over Tio2 Suspension” 

M. A. Barakat

Central Metallurgical R& D Institute, Egypt

 

61

“The Effect of Using Microorganisms on Sludge Reduction in Wastewater Treatment Plant” 

A. Nasr

Zagazig University, Egypt

 

78

“Optimum Operation Conditions of Direct Capillary Nanofiltration for Wastewater Treatment” 

S. K. I. Sayed

Wageningen University, the Netherlands

 

31

“Mechanical and Biochemical Remediation of Wastewater for Irrigation (V)” 

Ali M. Morsi *, Meloud Ali Daloub ** and Abd Alcattar Al zanate **

* 7th April University, Libya

** The University of AlGabel Al-Gharbi, Libya

 

58

“Rate Determining Steps Study in Cadmium Sorption from Aqueous Solutions by Sunflower Leaves” 

H. benaïssa

University of Tlemcen, Algeria

 

59

“Rate Determining Steps Study in Acid Dyes Sorption from Aqueous Solutions by Orange Peel”

H. benaïssa

University of Tlemcen, Algeria

 

89

“Prospects of Water Conservation in Egypt (Special Reference to Wastewater Reuse)” 

Amr M. Abdel_Kader * and S. M. Abdel-Rassoul **

* Alexandria University, Egypt

** Mansoura University, Egypt

 

 

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Session 9

 

WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (1)

 

Monday – March 22, 2010

09:30 – 11:00

 

 

6

“Climate Parameters Used to Evaluate the Evapotranspiration in Delta Central Zone of Egypt” 

H. E. Gad * and S. M. El-Gayar **

* Mansoura University, Egypt

** Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Egypt

 

8

“GIS Database for River Nile

 

Nadia M. Eshra

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

12

“Reuse of Reclaimed Wastewater in Jordan: A Comparison Study of the International Vis-À-Vis Jordanian Standards” 

Iyad A. Hussein

Consulting Engineering Center, Jordan

 

14

“Hydrological Study of Proposed Khanas Dam” 

Maysoon Khalil Majid Askar

University of Salahaddin, Iraq

 

27

“Management of Water Resources at Souk-Ahras Region” 

S. Ouled Zaoui, S. Snani and Y. Djebbar

Centre Universitaire de Souk-Ahras, Algeria

 

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Session 10

HYDRAULIC STRUCTURES AND GENERAL HYDRAULICS

Monday – March 22, 2010

11:30 – 13:00

 

18

“Predication of Life Time Span of High Aswan Dam Reservoir Using CCHE2D Simulation Model” 

Abdelazim M. Negm*, Tarek Abdulaziz**, Mohamed Nassar* and Ismail Fathy*

* Zagazig University, Egypt

**National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

85

“Seasonal Changes of Water Properties and Current in the Northernmost Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea” 

Riyad Manasrah *, Mohammad Zibdah *, Firas Al-Ougaily **, Najim Yusuf ** and Tariq Al-Najjar *

* University of Jordan, Jordan

** Yarmouk University, Jordan

 

68

“Rehabilitation of Old Naga-Hammady Barrage Bridge” 

Salah El-Din Sayed Mohamed

National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

3

“Evaluation of Seepage Problem under a Concrete Dam with Finite Volume Method” 

A. Shamsai *, E. Abdi Dezfuli **, A. Zebardast ** and H.R. Vosoughifar ***

* Sharif University of Technology, Iran

** Science and Research University, Iran

*** Azad University, Iran

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Session 11

 

POLLUTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

 

Monday – March 22, 2010

11:30 – 13:00

 

74

“A Waste Load Model Analysis for El Noubariya Canal Drinking Water Abstraction, Egypt” 

N. S. Donia * and H. A. Farag **

* Ain Shams University, Egypt

** National Water Research Center, Egypt

 

1

“Spectral Analysis of Some Selected Hydrochemical Parameters of Diyala River in Iraq” 

Aqeel S. Al-Adili * and Qusay A. Al-Suhail **

* University of Technology, Iraq

** University of Basra, Iraq

 

82

“Assessment of the Impact of Industrial Effluents on the Quality of Irrigation Water and Changes on Soil Characteristics (A Case of Kombolcha Town)” 

Eskinder Zinabu *, Eyassu Yazew ** and Mitiku Haile **

* Kombolcha ATVET College, Ethiopia

** Mekelle University, Ethiopia

 

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Session 12

 

WATER DEMAND AND SUPPLY MANAGEMENT (2)

 

Monday – March 22, 2010

11:30 – 13:00

 

 

46

“Physiological Responses to Water Stress and Nitrogen Management in Wheat (Triticum Aestivum l.): Evaluation of Gas Exchange, Water Relations and Water Use Efficiency” 

Ejaz Ahmad Waraich and R. Ahmad

University of Agriculture, Pakistan

 

52

“Integrated Water Resources Management Practices in Egypt, a Critical Review and Analysis” 

Sherif M. Abdelgawad, Mohamed Nasr-ElDin Allam and Mohamed H. Elgamal

Cairo University, Egypt

 

60

“Effect of Solar Radiation on the Crops Evapotranspiration in Egypt” 

H. E. Gad* and S. M. El-Gayar **

*Mansoura University, Egypt

**Agriculture Engineering Research Institute, Egypt

 

90

“Impact of Water Quality on the Spatial Distribution of Vegetation Cover in the Costal Regions with Remote Sensing and GIS Methods” 

Abdul Hakim Almdny *,***, Omar Belhaj ** and Al Mabrok Afan ***

* Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya

** Academy of Graduate Studies, Libya

*** Mapping Project of Natural Resources for Agriculture and Planning, Libya

 

93

“Recent Irrigation Scheduling Techniques for Improving Water Uses in Landscaping” 

Osama M.A. Beder

Ain Shams University, Egypt

 

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Session 13

WATER VALUE AND QUALITY

Monday – March 22, 2010

13:00 – 14:30

 

63

“Water Saving Under Alternative Furrows Surface Irrigation in Clay Soils of North Nile Delta” 

Mohamed A. M. Ibrahim * and T. K. Emara **

* Soil, Water, and Environment Research Institute, Egypt

** Sugar Crops Research Institute, Egypt

 

7

“Economic and Social Value of Irrigation Water: Implications for Sustainability” 

C. Karthikeyan

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India

 

13

“Competition and Conflicts among Multiple Users of Tank Irrigation Systems” 

C. Karthikeyan

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, India

 

45

“Quality Evaluation of some “Sebeel” Water Samples in Khartoum State

Abdel Moneim E. Sulieman, Yasir O. Yousif and Sirelkhatim B. Elhardallou

University of Gezira, Sudan

 

87

“Quality Characteristics of Drinking Water in Khartoum State and Wad-Medani District, Sudan

Amira M. Ell-Amin, Abdel Moneim E. Sulieman and Elamin A. El-Khalifa

Department of Food Science & Technology, Faculty of Engineering

University of Gezira, Sudan

 

94

“Assessment of Cooling Water Chemistry on the Safety of Water Cooled Power Reactors” 

Narmine S. Mahmoud, Mohamed M. El-Fawal and Abdel-Raouf A. Gadalla

National Center for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control, Egypt

 

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Session 14

GROUNDWATER AND AQUATIC SYSTEMS

Monday – March 22, 2010

13:00 – 14:30

 

51

“Factors behind Groundwater Salinization in North Governorates of Gaza Strip (1994-2004)” 

Medhat Farouk Abu El-Naeem*, Zeyad Abu Heen** and Khalil Tubail *

* Al Azhar University – Gaza, Palestine

** Islamic University – Gaza, Palestine

 

71

“Domestic Wastewater Effect on the Pollution of the Groundwater in Rural Areas in Egypt” 

Alnos Easa * and Ashraf Abou-Rayan *

Benha University, Egypt

* Currently at Northern Border University, Saudi Arabia

 

86

“Hydrodynamic Coefficients Estimation and Aquifer Simulation Using PMWIN Model” 

Reza Lalehzari *, Sayyed Hassan Tabatabaei * and Majid Kholghi **

* Shahrekord University, Iran

** University of Tehran, Iran

 

2

“Modeling of the Limestone Aquifer Using Isotopes, Major, and Trace Elements in the Western River Nile between Beni Suef and El Minia” 

Mohamed El Kashouty

Cairo University, Egypt

 

73

“Application of a Distributed Biosphere Hydrological Model to Medjerdah Basin, Northern Africa” 

Oliver C. Saavedra V. *,**, Toshio Koike **, Souhail Bousseta **,*** and Takashi Ueda **

* Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

** University of Tokyo, Japan

*** Now at the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, UK

 

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Session 15

NETWORKS AND PUMPS

Monday – March 22, 2010

13:00 – 14:30

 

10

“Earthquake Effects on Metropolitan Cities Lifelines” 

M.R. Zare and S. Wilkinson

University of Auckland, New Zealand

 

72

“Influence of Pump Impeller Type on the Performance of a Recovery Pumping System Handling Nile Water Hyacinth” 

Mohamed F. Khalil *, Sadek Z. Kassab *, Ahmed A. Abdel Naby *, and Ali Azouz **

* Alexandria University, Egypt

** The Petroleum Projects and Technical Consultation Co (PETROJET), Egypt

 

91

“Effect of Water Surface Fluctuations on Water Intake Performance” 

Nasr Hekal

Nile Research Institute (NRI), Egypt