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.
Within the activities of the TEMPUS project, which is funded by the European Union, Eng. Jumana Abu Sada and Eng. Jamal Numan attended a ‘Continuing Professional Development (CPD)’ training course for GIS in Newcastle University.
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.
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),
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.
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.
Members of Staff from HWE attended Back to Back Workshops