Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction Master Plan Knowledge Sharing Workshop

Under the project Non-Revenue Water (NRW) reduction plan, knowledge sharing workshop and water utility management training in Jordan(funded by USAID), ACWUA and Water Management Initiative (WMI) project conducted workshop during 3th-4th Dec 2018  under the title of Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction Master Plan Knowledge Sharing Workshop.

Workshop’s overall objective was to present the Non-Revenue Water (NRW) reduction plan for Jordanian utilities and exchange the local and regional experiences in management NRW on regional and international levels.

The participants in the workshop where utilities, NGOs and donors in region(Water Authority of Jordan, Ministry of water and irrigation, Balqa Water Governorate, Tafeleh Water Governorate,  Karak Water Governorate, Ma’an Water Governorate, Zarqa Water, Aqaba Water Company, Miyahuna, Yarmouk Water Company, Madaba Water, Holding Company for Water and Wastewater in Eygpt,  North Lebanon Water Establishment in Lebanon, Establishment of The Water of Beirut and Mount Lebanon , Bkaa Water Establishment in Lebanon , South Lebanon Water Establishment in Lebanon, SONEDE in Tunisia, USAID,GIZ, Engicon,  KFW, AFD, GWP, GVC, GOPA ME and ABA).

Summary about  Non-Revenue Water (NRW) Reduction Master Plan Knowledge Sharing Workshop

 

Agenda Day one – NRW Master Plan Summary and International Experiences

Time Topic Presenter / Participant
 08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcoming coffee
09:00 – 09:30 Opening and welcoming speech:
WAJ H.E. Eng. Iyad Dahiyat, S.G. WAJ
USAID Ms. Razia Baqai, Deputy Director USAID
WMI Mr. Jose Valdez, Chief of Party WMI Project
ACWUA Eng. Khaldon Khashman, S.G. ACWUA
09:30 – 11:00 Session 1: NRW Master Plan Summary
  • Objectives
  • Assessment Approach
  • Common problems
  • Master Plan summary
Eng. Bambos Charalambous and Eng. Mohammed Shafei
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:30 Session 2:  Regional Experiences
Egypt, Non -revenue water management in Egypt

 

Dr. Ahmed Moawad, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Holding Company for Water and Wastewater (HCWW)
Lebanon, Case of South Lebanon Water Establishment Eng. Daniel Nammour, Head of NRW Department and Director of projects, South Lebanon Water Establishment and Bekaa Water Establishment in Lebanon
Tunisia , Non-Revenue Water (NRW) commercial losses “results of the pilot project aquaknight” Mr. Atef Fourati, Director of studies and standards in SONEDE
Cyprus, Non-Revenue Water Management in Cyprus Eng. Bambos Charalambous
13:30 – 14:00 Coffee Break
14:00 – 14:30 Session 3: Lesson Learned from International Experience

(open discussion)

Facilitated by Eng. Bambos Charalambous
14:30 – 15:00 Session 4: Measuring NRW Best Practices Eng. Bambos Charalambous and  Eng. Tamer Al-Assa’d
15:00 – 16:00 Lunch

 

Agenda Day two – NRW Master Plan Results and Local Experience

Time Topic Presenter / Participant
08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Welcoming coffee
09:00 – 11:00 Session 1: Local Successful Stories
FARA experience in Miyahuna, Comprehensive NRW Reduction in Distribution Zone 27 (Tareq) – Amman Eng. Eng. Ghazi Khalil
FARA experience in Aqaba, Smart Electronic Metrology Infrastructure Eng. Mostafa Al Dardsawi
GIZ experience, Lessons Learned from Technical Assistance to ROU Mafraq Ms. Mona Qabbani
Selected case studies from WAJ WAJ NRW team
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:30 Session 2: Local Successful Stories
  • Eng. Amer Matalqa (ZWA) and Eng. Mohammed Malkawi (WMI)
  • Facilitated by WMI (TBD)
12:30 – 13:30 Session 3: NRW Master Plan Elements and Targets 
  • Overview
  • Key elements
  • NRW targets
Eng. Bambos Charalambous and  Eng. Mohammed Shafei
13:30 – 14:00 Coffee Break
14:00 – 15:00 Session 4: Assessment Results and Interventions Per Utility

(open discussion)

Eng. Bambos Charalambous and  Eng. Mohammed Shafei
15:00 – 16:00 Lunch