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Workshop on at Nablus Municipality November 11, 2009

HWE held a workshop on November 11, 2009 at Nablus Municipality for the project of Protection of Nablus Springs in order to coordinate the work and plans for the project management mechanism and protection springs methods with the participation of Nablus Municipality and GTZ representative.

Environmental Sustainability and Water protection and management for Farmers in Jeftlik, Jericho October, 2009

HWE conducted a training Course in October 2009 for the farmers in Al-Jeftilk area, Jericho. The training was conducted over three days.

GIS Applications in Urban Planning Training 17 Dec, 2008 – 3 Jan, 2009

Ramallah- Within the activities of the TEMPUS project, which is funded by the European Union to build the capacity in GIS application in the field of water and environment, the House of Water and Environment has conducted two training courses in the GIS Application in Urban planning .

Symposium and Training Course to Introduce WAS and MYWAS Models Ramallah, Palestine 2 - 4 December, 2008

Eng Jumana Abu Sada and Eng Lubna Siam attended a three day training course which introduces WAS and MYWAS models. This course was conducted by Prof. Franklin Fisher from MIT University, USA and Dr Anan Jayyousi from An Najah University, Palestine, the training course was held at Rocky Hotel, Ramallah, December 2-4, 2008.

Introductory GIS Training 10 - 13 November, 2008

Environmental Assessment of Pollution Sources on the Water Environment and Palestinian Livelihoods in the Northern West Bank- Salfeet District, is a project that addresses the protection of groundwater resources from pollution. The project also aims at correlating the impacts of pollution with the residents’ health in order to recommend guidelines for pollution prevention.

Networking and Innovation Workshop 29 October - 1 November, 2008

Eng. Nael Ali Ahmad from HWE was invited to participate in the first regional InWEnt Alumni Conference on the subject "Networking and Innovation" for Alumni from the MENA region from October 29-November 1, 2008 in Alexandria/Egypt.

Training Program in GIS Applications 11 - 18 October, 2008

The Pro-Aquifer project is a project which addresses the protection of shared groundwater resources from pollution by municipalities. The project aims to directly improve the capacity of municipal staff to alleviate pollution stresses on groundwater through the training of professionals on relevant pollution prevention activities. This was one of the first GIS training programs that was held in the new HWE GIS computer lab, by Eng. Jumana Abu Sada, from 11-18 October 2008.

Areas of work

HWE works closely with Newcastle University (UK) and many other international institutions and funding agencies such as UNESCO, ESCWA, CEDARE, UNU, USAID, DFID, AFD, GTZ, GWP, EUWI, JICA, ACSAD, BGR, EU, etc.

Main Goals

HWE offers a wide variety of services in water, sanitation and environmental engineering and science from the needs identification stage to the elaboration of tender documents, supervision of works and technical assistance.