The Arab Healthy Water Association is a non-governmental,
legally registered at the Ministry of Social Affairs (MOSA) by decree No. 6086/2005, Cairo-Egypt.
Members names below are listed ALPHABETICALLY.
Each name is linked to a complete entry.
The complete entries are listed CHRONOLOGICALLY
in order of joining from earliest to most recent.
Prof. of Hydrogeology and water resources
Former president of Menoufiya University, Egypt
Founder of Desert Research Institute, Sadat City
Head of National Committee for Disasters Reduction
Egyptian Court of Value
International Association of Hydrogeologists
American Society of Water Resources
Secretary-General, Egyptian Society of Ground Water
Water Resources in Egypt
Future of Water in Arab World - 4th ed.
PhD from the University of Illinois in Urbana, Champaign,
Associate Professor of Hydrology and Water Resources
at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Jordan in Amman, Jordan
Senior Technical Consultant
Kuwait Environmental Remediation Program
Kuwait National Focal Point for Environmental Projects
State of Kuwait
Former Regional Advisor for Water Sciences in the Arab Region
& FRIEND/Nile Project Director
UNESCO Cairo Office
Dr. Al-Weshah developed a key leading international professional and academic reputation in the area of Civil Engineering-water resources, hydrology and environment in the past three decades. He led and managed multi-million dollars of international, regional and national projects in water resources in the Middle East and North Africa. This includes major engineering projects, studies on integrated water resources management (IWRM), cooperative research between south-south and south-north institutions, institutional and human resources capacity building. His more than thirty years of experience covers engineering analysis and design of major water and hydrology infrastructures projects, water governance issues, integrated water resources management in arid regions, climate change risk and adaptation management in water resources, water policy and institutional reform, stakeholder involvement, public private partnership, wadi theoretical and experimental hydrology, groundwater protection and water use ethics. He served as a leading senior design engineer in major international consulting firms in highways/infrastructures engineering projects including hydrologic/hydraulic analysis and design, water distribution systems, rainfall storm drainage and management, flash flood protection and flood mitigation and risk management. These projects were implemented in United States, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Algeria, Jordan, Oman, and Sudan. He is serving as a member in a high-rank Committee to develop a Highway Code and Manual for the Government of Jordan.
Dr Al-Weshah is a Senior Technical Consultant for Kuwait National Focal Point for Environmental Projects, he manages and supervises the implementation the Kuwait Environmental Remediation Program (KERP). KERP encompasses a group of projects awarded to the State of Kuwait by the United Nations Compensation for the remediation of environmental damages and their impact on water resources caused by the Gulf War. Dr Al-Weshah is directly managing the groundwater remediation project with a value of about 41 Million USD. Before that, Dr Al-Weshah was a Chairman of Civil Engineering at the University of Jordan and The Middle East University in Jordan. For the period 2000-2010, he was the Regional Water Program Director in UNESCO for the Arab Region and the Project Director for the extra-budgetary of about ten-million dollars UN projects. His duties include planning and managing projects, writing proposals for external funding, preparing work plans, reviewing the execution and implementation projects. He was the project coordinator and director the UNDP-MDG Spanish Achievement Funds on Climate Change Risk Management and many other regional projects. He is a principle author of the international book Water for Future published by the United State National Academy Press in 1999. Dr. Al-Weshah is supervising the Arab Network on Wadi Hydrology and the Arab Network on Groundwater Protection, and a co-editor and a contributor to several UNESCO-IHP technical documents on Hydrology of Wadi Systems, Groundwater Protections, Integrated Water Resources Management, Water Use Ethics, etc.
Dr. Al-Weshah has an excellent experience in managing projects, preparing terms of reference (TOR), request for proposals (RFP) and compiling tender documents for various water projects. These projects cover a wide range of contracts that involves international, regional, public and private stakeholders and clients. He led many projects that involves private-public sector participations. He has a wide experience in the Middle East region and dealing with acute water scarcity.
Dr. Al-Weshah has outstanding academic records at all schooling levels; he was one of the top students in his classes from primary school to graduate studies. He produced more than 40 technical publications in refereed journals, conferences, studies and reports. Dr. Al-Weshah has excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills as well as other interpersonal skills. He has the ability to communicate effectively and persuasively with policy makers and other stakeholders. He is a diligent and committed professional who can lead, mentor, coach and motivate his team towards high performance. He can perform well with high spirit under pressure and strict deadlines. He has excellent knowledge of the UN, USAID, and EU system policies and procedures.
Professor of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery
Director of Continuous Education and Training Center
Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University
Former Dean, Faculty of Dentistry, Suez Canal University
TEL HOME: +202 3464785
TELEFAX: CLINIC +202 3360640
MOBILE: +20 122255907
Professor of Water Resources Management
Former Member of the Faculty of Meteorology, Environment and Arid Land Agriculture
Director, UNESCO Cairo Office
8 Abdel-Rahman Fahmy St.,Garden City, Cairo 11541, Egypt
Tel: (20-2) 7945599/7943036
Fax: (20-2) 7945292
Mobile: (20-12) 2123320
Professor of Geophysics
Assiut University, Egypt
Consultant/ Earth sciences Division
UNESCO Cairo Office
8 Abdel Rahman Fahmy St.,Garden City, Cairo 11541
Tel: (20-2) 7941458/7945599
Fax: (20-2) 7945296
Associate Professor of Water Resources & Environmental
Founder of Egyptian Water Resources Association, EWRA
Executive Board Member of Arab Healthy Water Association, AHWA
Scientific Advisor of AHWA
Board Member of Center for Special Studies & Programs, CSSP, Bibalex
Member of EWRA, AHWA, IWRA, IWA, IWHA, IGWMC, GPF, CSSP,
Head of Water Engineering Department,
Faculty of Engineering, Tanta University, Egypt
Mail Address: Faculty of Engineering, Tanta, Egypt
Post Code:. 31521, Egypt,
Dr. Bakenaz A. Zeydan C.V.
Regional Water Resources Program Manager,
Centre for Environment & Development for the Arab Region & Europe (CEDARE)
2 El-Hegaz Street, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt
P.O.Box 1057 Heliopolis Bahary
Tel: (202) 451-3921 / 2 / 3 / 4 Extension: 665
Fax: (202) 451-3918
Prof. of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University
Healthy Water Advisor-AHWA
Tel: +202 5213295
Telefax: CLINIC +202 3937673
Mobile: +20 127348752
Founder of Arab Healthy Water Association, AHWA 2003
Coordinator, Arab Healthy Water Association
Former Assistant Professor, Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University
Former Associate Professor, Oral Biology Faculty of Dentistry, K.A.A.U.
CEO Rawan Healthy Water Group
Sadat City, Egypt
TELEFAX: HOME +202-7606792
Treasurer of Arab Healthy Water Association, AHWA
Board Member, Rawan Healthy Water Company
CEO, Hydro-Agro Consult, HACO
Tel: (20-2) 6711293
Head of Sadat City Authority