Two back-to-back Workshops on “Water demand management, planning and infrastructure development”, and on “Water conservation and water use efficiency in industries” were organized by the SWIM-Horizon 2020 Project, in collaboration with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation (MWRI) and the Federation of Egyptian Industries (FEI), on the 22 and 23 January 2019 in Cairo, Egypt.
The 1st Workshop aimed to build capacity on methods of classifying and assessing water uses, assessing water balance, analysing demand management options, and planning infrastructure development. The participants gained an improved knowledge on the typology of the various water uses based on international standards, on methods and tools for estimating and assessing water use and water balances, and on methods for planning and infrastructure development.
The 2nd Workshop aimed to increase the knowledge and technical capacity of the participants on water conservation issues in different types of industries and options to reduce water consumption and introduce water savings. The participants gained an improved understanding of water conservation and water use efficiency technologies and practices in industries, the actual benefits and constraints of their implementation, as well as the prevailing legal frameworks and financial mechanisms, while a portfolio from local cases studies has been showcased.
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