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MAR-SAT expert workshop

Jan 02, 2015 from 07:00 PM to 08:00 PM (Europe/Vienna / UTC100)
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In the framework of several FP7 projects, an expert group on Managed Aquifer Recharge and Soil Aquifer Treatment (MAR-SAT) has been formed in order to cluster all the activities related to MAR-SAT all over Europe. 

A kick-off meeting of this group is being organized by Mekorot on  September 11th , 2014,  in Israel (Crown Plaza Hotel, Israel, to be confirmed) with the following tentative agenda: 

9.00: Welcome by Mekorot's CTO

9.10-10.50: Sesslons 1: Head of session: Avi Aharoni

• EU representative (related to MAR and/or relatad to the ETP -European Technology Platform) (10 min.)

• Presentation of different EU projects (DEMOWARE, MARSOL, DEMEAU, Water 4 India, Saph-PanL…..) by the Coordinators: (total - 40-50 min, each 5-10 min)

• Plenary Presentation by Dr. Amir Givati, Israel Water Authority, Head of Research Division (20 min.)

10.50 -11.20: Coffee break

11.20 -13.30: Session 2: Head of Session: Dr. Yossi Guttman. Subject: EU projects MAR- SAT related research results presentation

Different presentations that the abstracts will be sent by representatives of different EU research projects in the MAR-SAT field, conducted the last ten years (Each 15-20 min)*

*. A format for the abstract will be sent by the organizers later on.

13.30 -14.30: Lunch

14.30-16.30: Session 3: Head of Session (TBD):
Round table and discussion for foundation of the EU MAR-SAT (the final name for the forum will be decided during this session) experts group.

16.30 -16.50: Coffee break

16.50- 17.30: Voting for the Management Team of the group and closure of the meeting

A field trip to Shafdan WWTP and recharge basins will take place on  September 10th 2014.

If somebody is interested in assisting to the meeting or presenting the results of their research work please contact:

Avi Aharoni (

Director Department of Wastewater Treatment and Effluent Reuse

Mekorot, Israel National Water Company