The Third IASTED African Conference on
Water Resource Management
~AfricaWRM 2010~

Science and Technology Applications for Health and Sustainable Development

September 6 – 8, 2010
Gaborone, Botswana

Past Conference Information

The Water Resource Management 2010 conference in Gaborone, Botswana has ended.

Conference Proceedings

The Conference Proceedings are available for purchase on the ACTA Press website:

Conference Chair

Prof. Otlogetswe Totolo
University of Botswana, Botswana
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Invited Speaker

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Keynote Speaker

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Tutorial Session

"Water Supply Versus Demand, with a Case Study of Botswana"

Prof. David Stephenson
University of Botswana, Botswana
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Local Arrangements Chair

Prof. George O. Anderson
University of Botswana, Botswana
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Invited Paper

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Special Session Organizers

"Wastewater systems and Impacts on the Environment"

Dr. Roumiana Hranova
University of Botswana, Botswana
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BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION
BOTSWANA POWER CORPORATION
Water Utilities Corporation
Water Utilities Corporation

Debswana Diamond Mining Company
Debswana Diamond Mining Company
Department of Water Affairs, MMEWR
Department of Water Affairs, MMEWR

Grand Palm Hotel
Grand Palm Hotel
University of Botswana
University of Botswana

Host Organization

University of Botswana

Scope

The topics of interest covered by AfricaWRM 2010 included, but were not limited to:

INTEGRATED WATERSHED MANAGEMENT

  • Best Management Practices
  • Capacity building
  • Climate Change Effects
  • Cumulative Impacts Assessment
  • Flood Forecasting Techniques
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Groundwater Mapping
  • Hydroinformatics
  • Instream Flow Needs
  • International Rivers
  • Point and Non-point Source Pollution
  • Remediation and Restoration
  • Remote Sensing and Sensor Evaluation
  • Transportation and Fate of Pollutants
  • Watershed Policy and Planning

ISSUES IN IMPLEMENTING ENVIRONMENTALLY SOUND TECHNOLOGIES

  • Financial Issues
  • Institutional Issues
  • Legal Issues
  • Maintenance
  • Planning and Management
  • Policy Issues
  • Socio-economic and Cultural Issues
  • Training and Education

POLLUTION PREVENTION AND REDUCTION IN INDUSTRY

  • Biotechnology
  • Cleaner Production
  • Cost/Benefit Analysis
  • Environmental Management Systems
  • Impact and Risk Assessments
  • Industrial Ecology
  • Life Cycle Analysis
  • Partnerships
  • Pollution Abatement Technology
  • Regulations and Enforcement
  • Technology Transfers

WASTEWATER AND STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

  • Containment and Collection
  • Data Analysis and Visualisation Software
  • Domestic and Industrial Wastewater Treatment - Aquaculture
  • Domestic and Industrial Wastewater Treatment - Nanotechnologies
  • Domestic and Industrial Wastewater Treatment - Ultraviolet
  • Extreme Events
  • Instrumentation and Automation
  • Modelling and Simulation
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Sludge Handling
  • Stormwater Treatment - Constructed Wetlands
  • Stormwater Treatment - Grass Swales
  • Stormwater Treatment - Permeable Pavement
  • Total Maximum Daily Loading
  • Wastewater and Stormwater Discharge
  • Wastewater Reuse

WATER SUPPLY AND SUSTAINABLE USE

  • Conservation, Reuse, and Recycling
  • Demand Forecasting
  • Diagnostic Techniques
  • Distribution and Optimization
  • Hydrological and Hydraulic Systems
  • Monitoring and Surveillance
  • Reclamation
  • Sourcing
  • Storage
  • Treatment - Chemical Disinfection
  • Treatment - Low-tech Filtration
  • Treatment - Solar Water Disinfection
  • Water Augmentation
  • Water Quality Protection
  • Water Use - Agriculture/Irrigation
  • Water Use - Aquaculture
  • Water Use - Domestic
  • Water Use - Hydropower
  • Water Use - Industrial
  • Water Use - Recreation
  • Water Use - Transportation