Ground Water Management

  • One of the important water resources is the ground water and its availability both in quantity and quality.
  • Groundwater resources are essential to satisfy the over growing needs of population in Africa.
  • The module course covers the essential knowledge of how to manage groundwater in the frame work of integrated water resources management.
  • Course Contents:

    • Introduction to IWRM; its importance and its factors
    • Ground water management; hydrology, resource assessment, information systems and ethics
    • Monitoring and Evaluation of ground water
    • Ground water modeling
    • Sustainable management of ground water; environmental impact, social-economic impact, and etc
    • Case studies and field visits

  • This 2-weeks course is directed to professionals; having from 3 to 10 years of practical experience and a good knowledge of basic hydraulics, environmental engineering and modeling is necessary.