Papers Presented at the Conference

 

 

WATER ALLOCATION FOR NATURE AND THE 'END OF CONFLICT' ERA,

Tamar Achiron-Frumkin and Ron Frumkin

 

MODELING OF A GROUNDWATER MOUND RESULTING FROM ARTIFICIAL RECHARGE IN THE GAZA STRIP, PALESTINE

A. Aish and F. De Smedt

 

Duckweed Use for Sewage Treatment and Fodder Production in Palestine

Nader Al Khateeb

 

WASTEWATER RECLAMATION AND REUSE FOR AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION IN ARID REGIONS: THE EXPERIENCE OF THE CITY OF ARAD, ISRAEL

Laura Alcalde, Gideon Oron, Yossi Manor, Leonid Gillerman, and Miquel Salgot

 

HYDROGEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS ON THE AQUIFERS ALONG THE JORDAN RIFT VALLEY ESCARPMENT

 W. Ali , H. Hötzl , S. Geyer, E. Salameh , A. Flexer , Y. Guttman , A. R. Tamimi

 

BEYOND THE WATERSHED: AVOIDING THE DANGERS OF HYDRO-CENTRICITY AND INFORMING WATER POLICY

 Professor J A [Tony] Allan, KCL/SOAS Water Research Group

 

WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT – A STRATEGY TO DEAL WITH WATER SCARCITY

ISRAEL: A CASE STUDY
Eng. Saul Arlosoroff

 

THE EFFECTS OF THE SEPARATION BARRIER ON THE VIABILITY OF A FUTURE PALESTINIAN STATE

Daniel Arsenault

 

JOINT PROJECTS AND PROGRAMS PROMOTING MIDDLE EAST COOPERATION AND KNOWLEDGE IN THE WATER SECTOR

Dr. Karen Assaf

 

THE NEED FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF A WATER FOR PEACE STRATEGY FOR THE JORDAN RIVER BASIN COUNTRIES THROUGH A SHIFT IN CROPPING PATTERNS

Professor Said A. Assaf

 

WATER AS A HUMAN RIGHT: THE UNDERSTANDING OF WATER IN THE ARAB COUNTRIES OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Simone Klawitter and Hadeel Quazzaz

 

THE 1999 DROUGHT AND ITS HYDROLOGIC IMPACT

Prof. Yehuda Bachmat

 

REDUCING THE ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF OLIVE MILL WASTEWATER IN JORDAN, PALESTINE AND ISRAEL

Basheer Sobhi,  Sabbah Isam, Yazbek Ahmad, Haj Jacob, Saleeba Ahlam

 

GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT IN A CROSS BOUNDARY CASE: APPLICATION TO ISRAEL AND THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY

Edna Loehman and Nir Becker

IMPACT OF GLOBAL WARMING AND NON-CONVENTIO-NAL WATER RESOURCES: A CONCEPTUAL CONTRIBUTION TO CONFLICT AVOIDANCE
Hans Günter Brauch

THE DEAD SEA – A LIVING TREASURE
THOUGH STILL WILD AND BREATHTAKINGLY BEAUTIFUL WILL IT SURVIVE?
Gidon Bromberg

WATER DEMAND MANAGEMENT AS GOVERNANCE:

LESSONS FROM THE MIDDLE EAST AND SOUTH AFRICA
David B. Brooks

SCENARIO DEVELOPMENT FOR 2050 FOR THE ISRAELI / PALESTINIAN WATER SECTOR
Jonathan L. Chenoweth  &   Walter Wehrmeyer

DRINKING WATER QUALITY: EVALUATION OF CHLORIDE AND NITRATE CONCENTRATION OF WELLS SUPPLIES GAZA GOVERNORATES (1990-2002)-PALESTINE

Fayeq I. El-Madhoun

 

WATER MANAGEMENT, WATER INFRASTRUCTURE, WATER NEGOTIATIONS, AND WATER COOPERATION: THE USE OF THE WAS MODEL

Franklin M. Fisher

THE POTENTIAL USE OF NEW GEOLOGICAL FINDINGS FOR WATER EXPLOITATION IN THE LOWER JORDAN VALLEY
Akiva Flexer , Joseph Guttman , Haim Shulman, Yaakov Anker, Annat Yellin-Dror, Lea Davidson

PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF A SUSTAINABLE AND EQUITABLE WATER SUPPLY UNDER STRESS OF WATER SCARCITY AND QUALITY DETERIORATION AND THE CONSTRAINTS OF SOCIETAL AND POLITICAL DIVISIONS: THE CASE FOR A REGIONAL HOLISTIC APPROACH.
Joel R.Gat

ISLAM, WATER CONSERVATION AND PUBLIC AWARENESS CAMPAIGNS
Francesca Gilli

 

HEALTH EFFECT DUE TO POOR WASTEWATER TREATMENTS IN GAZA STRIP

Amani Alfarra and Sami Lubad

 

TURKISH WATER EXPORTS: A MODEL FOR REGIONAL COOPERATION IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF WATER RESOURCES
George E. Gruen

 

MANAVGAT RIVER WATER AS A LIMITED BUT ALTERNATIVE WATER RESOURCE FOR DOMESTIC USE IN MIDDLE EAST
İbrahim Gürer and Mehmet Ülger

THE KARSTIC FLOW SYSTEM IN UJA AREA –WEST BANK: AN EXAMPLE OF TWO SEPARATED FLOW SYSTEMS IN THE SAME AREA
Joseph Guttman

EDUCATED WATER MANAGEMENT UNDER HYDROLOGICAL STRESS IN THE WEST BANK

Joseph Guttman and Carlos Percia,

POLITICS AND WATER MANAGEMENT: A PALESTINIAN PERSPECTIVE
Marwan Haddad

THE PALESTINIAN WATER AUTHORITY: DEVELOPMENTS AND CHALLENGES  INVOLVING THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK AND CAPACITY OF THE PWA

Hiba Husseini

THE FORECASTED NEGATIVE IMPACT OF GLOBAL WARMING ON THE WATER RESOURCES OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND HOW TO MITIGATE IT
Arie S. Issar

SOCIOECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND BENEFIT SHARING IN THE EUPHRATES-TIGRIS RIVER BASIN

Ayşegül Kibaroğlu

 

SURFACE WATER CHARACTERIZATION & UTILIZATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST, RESPECTIVELY EXEMPLIFIED BY NAHAL ESHTEMOA (WADI SAMOA) & THE SHIQMA-BESOR (WADI GAZA) RESERVOIRS, ISRAEL

 Jonathan B. Laronne, Yulia Alexandrov and Ian Reid

 

U.S. SPONSORED CONFLICT RESOLUTION THROUGH COOPERATION IN THE WATER SECTOR

Miriam Schafer and Elizabeth Lien

 

A FUTURE FOR THE DEAD SEA BASIN: OPTIONS FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT: Elements for Environmental Risk and Security

 Clive Lipchin

 

ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING APEOs IN ISRAELI/PALESTINIAN WATER RESOURCES: WHAT SHOULD IT TAKE TO PREVENT FUTURE POLLUTION?

Uri Zoller

THE PAST AS A KEY FOR THE FUTURE: MUTUAL DEPENDENCIES OF LAND USE, SOIL DEVELOPMENT, CLIMATE AND SETTLEMENT
Prof. Dr. Ziad al-Saad, Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Lucke and Prof. Dr. Michael Schmidt

VIRTUAL WATER TRADE AS A POLICY INSTRUMENT FOR ACHIEVING WATER SECURITY IN PALESTINE
Yasser H. Nassar

OPTIONS FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT IN THE LOWER JORDAN VALLEY

Rudolf Orthofer, Ra’ed Daoud, Jad Isaac, Hillel Shuval

 

FACTORS RELATING TO THE EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF WATER IN ISRAEL AND PALESTINE

David J.H. Phillips, Shaddad Attili, Stephen McCaffrey and John S. Murray

 

Environmental Impacts of Water Desalination along the coastal region of Israel and the Palestinian Authority
Mutaz A. Qutob

 

WATER TRANSFER FROM TURKEY TO WATER-STRESSED COUNTRIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Mithat Rende

 

Appropriate Technologies for Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in the Rural Areas of the Middle East- Case Study of Successful Regional Cooperation

Sabbah I.,  B. Ghattas, A. Saliba-Hayeek, N. Massalha, A. El-Rabi, A. El-Araby, E. Wasef, H. Mehawed, S. Admaon, O. Lahav, S. Tarre, N. Shaul, M., Beliavski, and M. Green

A GIS BASED MODEL FOR GOUND WATER FLOW AND HEAT TRANSPORT IN ZARQA MA’IN – JIZA AREAS- CENTRAL JORDAN
Sawarieh A., Chen C.,  Beinhorn, M.,  Kolditz O.,  Salameh E. & Hoetzl H

THE ROLE OF SUPPLEMENTARY IRRIGATION FOR FOOD PRODUCTION IN A SEMI-ARID COUNTRY - PALESTINE

 Eng. Mohammed Yousef Sbeih

WATER SUPPLY AND SANITATION FOR A GROUP OF PALESTINIAN VILLAGES IN THE SOUTHERN WEST BANK
David J. Scarpa, Alfred Abed Rabbo, Reem Zeitoun

JOINT MISMANAGEMENT: REAPPRAISING THE OSLO WATER REGIME
Jan Selby

 

THE ROLE OF "VIRTUAL WATER" IN THE WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT OF THE ARID MIDDLE EAST

Hillel Shuval

 

A SLEEPING TIME BOMB: POLLUTION OF THE MOUNTAIN AQUIFER BY SEWAGE

Zecharya Tagar, Tamar Keinan, Gidon Bromberg

NEW TRENDS IN ISRAEL’S WATER LEGISLATION AND IMPLICATIONS FOR COOPERATIVE TRANSBOUNDARY MANAGEMENT

Alon Tal

 

WATER CONFLICTS & INTERNATIONAL WATER MARKETS

Howard M. Wachtel

Groundwater-Vulnerability Mapping in Jordan Comparison of the use of Different Passive Sensors
Werz H., Hötzl H.

WASTEWATER OF GAZA, CHEMISTRY AND MANAGEMENT APPROACH

B. H. Shomar, G. Müller, A. Yahya

 

AN ISRAELI, JORDANIAN AND PALESTINIAN GEOLOGICAL AND HYDROLOGICAL INFORMATION CENTER (G.I.C.) FOR THE LOWER JORDAN VALLEY AREA
Annat Yellin-Dror, Jacob Bensabat, Akiva Flexer, Nimrod Inbar, Marwan Haddad, Abdul-RahmanTamimi

USING HYBRID MEMBRANE SYSTEMS FOR SECONDARY EFFLUENT  POLISHING FOR UNRESTRICTED AGRICULTURAL IRRIGATION
Gideon Oron, Leonid Gillerman, Amos Bick, Nissan Buriakovsky, Yossi Manor, Elkana Ben-Itshak, Ludmila Kats, and Joseph Hagin

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM EFFLUENT IRRIGATION ON CHEMICAL AND HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES OF SOIL
M. Ben-Hur

GEOPOLITICAL ASPECTS OF WATER SUPPLY IN THE LEVANT AREA

Arnon Soffer

PERCEPTIONS OF WATER IN THE MIDDLE EAST: THE ROLE OF RELIGION, POLITICS AND TECHNOLOGY IN CONCEALING THE GROWING WATER SCARCITY
Francesca de Châtel

ALLOCATING THE GAPS OF SHARED WATER RESOURCES (THE SCARCITY INDEX)

CASE STUDY PALESTINE ISRAEL 
Mohamed Asheesh

 

TRANSITING “EMERGENCY RESPONSE COORDINATION” TO “PROTECTION”: THE ROLE AND ACTIVITIES OF THE EMERGENCY WATER AND SANITATION- HEALTH   (EWASH) COMMITTEE
Geoff Graves

 

WASTEWATER CHARACTERIZATION AND THE REUSE OF RECYCLED EFFLUENT IN IRRIGATING AGRICULTURAL CROPS

Akram H. Tamimi, Ph.D.
 

WATER MANAGEMENT, ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION AND ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE MIDDLE EAST

 Abdel Sami Abu Dayya, Marcello Benedini,   and Mosè Ricci

COMPARISON OF BED LOAD FORMULAE IN HYDRAULIC GEOMETRY USING SIMILARITY PRINCIPLE
L. YILMAZ

THE LEGAL FRAMEWORK OF GROUNDWATER MANAGEMENT IN THE MIDDLE EAST (ISRAEL, JORDAN, LEBANON, SYRIA AND THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES)
Raya Marina Stephan

WHY STATES CO-OPERATE OVER SHARED WATER: THE WATER NEGOTIATIONS IN THE JORDAN RIVER BASIN
Anders Jägerskog

Adaptive Capacity & Livelihood Resilience in Water Scarce AReas: Research Results from South Asia and Implications for the Middle East

Marcus H. Moench

 

WATER DEVELOPMENT AND WATER DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN ISRAEL AND THE REGION IN ISRAEL AND THE REGION: THE OVER THE OVER-ALL PERSPECTIVE
Yosef Dreizin

 

PALESTINIAN-ISRAELI WATER: SECURE OR VIOLATED?

SECURITIZATION, OPPORTUNITISATION AND VIOLATION ALONG THE JORDAN RIVER

Mark Zeitoun

 

Formulating a Regional Policy for the Future of the Dead Sea - the "Peace Conduit" Alternative

Ittai Gavrieli and Amos Bein

 

CHANGES IN WATER QUALITY ALONG THE WATER FLOW FROM THE RECHARGE AREA TO THE CONFINED AREA - THE WESTERN MOUNTAIN AQUIFER, KEFAR-URIYYA CASE STUDY

Avihu Burg, Ittai Gavrieli and Joseph Guttman

 

HIGH SCHOOL CASE-BASED ACTIVITY COMPARATIVE GEOPOLITICS OF WATER DEVELOPING PRINCIPLES FOR AN INTERNATIONAL WATER TREATY BY COMPARING CALIFORNIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Kenneth Mirvis

 

CONSIDERING ISRAELI WATER USE PATTERNS: CAN RESOURCE CONSERVATION INCREASE TRANSBOUNDARY SECURITY?

Joy Braunstein

The legal framework of groundwater management in the Middle East (Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and the Palestinian Territories)
Raya M. Stephen