Project Kick-Off in Rome – Participation of Jordan Team

Rome. January 2014

Eng. Ibrahim Bashabsheh, ACCBAT National Coordinator and Director of NCARE Research Center in Ramtha, Dr. Luna Al Hadidi, ACCBAT Irrigation specialist and researcher at NCARE main Center in Baq’a, and Eng. Berardo da Schio, ACCBAT General Agronomist, participated to project kick-off meeting held in Rome on Tuesday, January 28th.
After introducing NCARE role, activities and main goals, Dr. Luna presented the achievements and the future prospects of ACCBAT project in Jordan and highlighted the opportunities that could derive from current Jordanian legislation with regards to a shared waste-water quality index. Particularly, she presented data from the Jordanian Standard for Reclaimed Wastewater Use in Irrigation (JS893-2006), and the allowable limit for properties and criteria for wastewater reuse in irrigation. Dr. Luna ended the presentation by giving a track record of NCARE experience on treated wastewater research: past, present and future research as well as published scientific papers.

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