Training Course on 'Integrated Water Resources Management'
Date: 13-14 October 2015
Venue: Ramallah - Palestine

In accordance with its 2015 Annual Work Plan, SESRIC organised the training course on 'Integrated Water Resources Management' at the Palestinian Water Authority on 13th-14th October 2015, within the framework of the Water Resources Management Capacity Building Programme (Water-CaB). The course was conducted by Mr. Burhan Fuat ÇANKAYA, Expert at the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs with participation of relevant experts of PWA.

The training course on 'Integrated Water Resources Management ' focused on the following topics:

  • Concepts and Principles in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Water Sector
  • Water Use
  • Environmental Water Allocations and Water Resources Protection
  • Water Framework Directive and its Relationship with River Basin Management Plan
  • Water Typology
  • Water Budget
  • Pressures and Impacts
  • Monitoring and Characterization
  • Environmental Objectives
  • Program of Measures
  • Economic Analysis and Derogations
  • River Basin Planning According to Blue Print Document
  • Transboundary Water Issues
  • Public Participation
  • Wastewater Treatment Technologies (Wetlands, Stabilization Ponds, Activated Sludge Systems, etc.)