TS2.3: Advances in Water Management

Convener (s): CWW Scientific Committee

Session Administration Name Affiliation
Chairman Prof. Dr. Yasser Raslan Director of Nile Research Institute
Moderator Prof. Dr. Mostafa Abdelaal Prof. of Hydraulics, Faculty of Engineering, Azhar University
Speakers’ Names/Titles- Research Title
Dr Ayman Batisha Artificial intelligence and Sustainable water future in Arabsphere
Prof Gamal Elkassar Precision Irrigation and Its Applicability under Egyptian Conditions
Dr. Reda Darwesh Heat unit and cut-off deficit irrigation effect on wheat production
Eng. Omar Al-Masalmeh Flash Flood as a Non-Conventional Source for Freshwater: A Case Study from Wadi Billi, Egypt
Eng. Ahmed Salah Riverbank Filtration for Sustainable Drinking Water Supply in Upper Egypt.
Dr. Samir Gadow Innovation Of Sewage Treatment Technology For Agricultural Reuse In Egypt


Session Administration Name Affiliation
Chairman Prof. Dr. Mohamed Shaban Deputy Director, Drainage Research Institute
Moderator Dr. Eman Ragab Information Administration Manager, Groundwater Research Institute
Speakers’ Names/Titles- Research Title
Mrs. Hana Kemeha Artificial intelligence saves water
Prof. Sherif M.A. ElDidy

Hydrological And Hydrogeological Evaluation Of Massive Salty Lagoons,

 (Case Study: Qattara Depression)

Prof Hala Abayazid Flood vulnerability assessment using hydroinformatic-based approach: the Nile Delta region
Eng. Fahad Kimera Efficient utilization of fish wastewater for an improved crop yield and increased water productivity in Integrated Aquaculture Systems.
Dr. Peter Fayez Nasr Forward osmosis: an alternative sustainable technology and potential applications in water industry
Mr. Saher Ayyad Sustainability of agricultural systems in the Eastern Nile countries: Trajectories, opportunities, and constraints


Session Content:

Water is the most critical environmental resource for life, ecosystem services, and social and economic development. In recent years, in many regions of the world, access to water has been increasingly restricted. On the other hand, the rapid growth of population and increasing demand for water supplies pose enormous pressure on scarce water resources on our planet. Applying adaptive, innovative, integrated water management approaches can only alleviate the gap between water supplies and demands.

During the session, tools of utilizing Artificial intelligence (AI) techniques and big data to pave the road to Sustainable Development Goals and a Sustainable water future are presented. Innovative techniques to save water and energy, such as Precision Irrigation, will be represented in the session. Flash flood as a non-conventional source of freshwater will be discussed as well as Riverbank Filtration techniques. Heat unit and cut-off deficit irrigation effect on wheat production will be addressed in the session.