Forum Set to Discuss Sustainable Development of Drainage and Sewerage Infrastructure in the Middle East
DOHA, Qatar, February 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ –
Prompted by the demands of growing cities, flooding and a drive to improve wastewater
management, the region is set to spend in excess of $3billion to develop this critical
Qatar is leading the way with its much anticipated IDRIS program, set for commencement
in 2014, as well the continued work on the Local Road and Drainage Program which featured
200 separate projects.
In addition to this, Saudi Arabia continues work to reduce the impact of flooding
while UAE is engaged in a series of drainage projects as well as a Dhs721 million project
to renovate sewerage systems and construct a new treatment plant in Al Ruwais.
Drainage & Sewerage Middle East will take place from 16 – 18 March 2014 at the W Doha
Hotel, Qatar and will host regional experts who will come to discuss sustainable
development of drainage and sewerage infrastructure as well as new developments in
The forum will feature regional case studies from sector leaders such as AECOM Saudi
Arabia, Qatar University, Environmental Agency Abu Dhabi, Ministry of Municipality & Urban
Planning Qatar, Atkins, CH2M HILL, WSP and Alexandria Sanitary Drainage Co. The content
and structure of the forum is designed to promote discussions and offer unique learning
opportunities from the people currently engaged in these projects.
Key themes to be addressed include flood planning and prevention, waste water
treatment, promoting sustainable treatment and reuse of wastewater, designing effective
and sustainable drainage infrastructure, the effects of scum on sewer flows and management
and treatment of sludge and grit. For more information visit http://bit.ly/1jLGW12
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