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Launching of a GIS computer lab and two training programs 24-29 August, 2008

Ramallah- Within the activities of the TEMPUS project, which is funded by the European Union and aims to build capacity in GIS application in the field of water and environment, the House of Water and Environment has opened a GIS computer lab and has launched two training programs on the GIS applications in water and environment. One of the training courses is a beginner’s course -Introduction to GIS- while the second is an advanced course.

WEAP- MODFLOW Workshop 9-13 March, 2008

Under the technical cooperation project “Management, Protection and Sustainable Use of Groundwater and soil resources” between the Arab Centre for the Studies of Arid Zones and Dry Lands (ACSAD),

Training Course on Sewage Treatment Management 16 Jan – 6 Feb, 2008

HWE conducted a training course about sewage treatment technologies from 16 January to 6 February, 2008 at the Grand Park Hotel in Ramallah-Palestine for Municipality Engineers.

Groundwater Training Course 28-30 Jan, 2008

Dr. Aliewi was a visiting professor in January, 2008 at Newcastle University (UK) and he taught Groundwater Assessment Module with the MSc programme in Applied Hydrology.

Back to Back Workshops Transboundary Aquifers 14-18 Jan, 2008

Members of Staff from HWE attended Back to Back Workshops

Training Course on Sewage Treatment Technologies 21 Nov, 2007 – 16 Jan, 2008

HWE conducted a training course about sewage treatment technologies from 21 November, 2007 to 16 January, 2008 at HWE, Ramallah-Palestine for Municipality Engineers.

Shared Aquifer database for the MEDA Region 26-27 Nov, 2007

Eng. Jumana Abu Sada , the GIS Specialist at HWE attended a workshop

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.