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Istanbul, Turkey 22 – 24 March 2012

Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations

3rd IWA International Symposium

 3rd IWA International Symposium on Water and Wastewater Technologies in Ancient Civilizations

Istanbul, Turkey 22 – 24 March 2012

 Organisation

International Water Association (IWA)

  Objectives of the conference

a) To reveal the cultural heritage in several regions of the world and to make visible the archaeological remnants of practices which have contributed to the evolution of the existing technologies in water and wastewater management.

(b) To describe and evaluate the old technologies, which on a long term may contribute to water and wastewater management systems and to the development of integrated methodologies.

(c) To develop small decentralized systems based on old technologies using new equipment, which may be of great significance for water, wastewater, and environment management in the future.

(d) Water and wastewater knowledge related to the water services, juridical and economical aspects.

  Topics

Topics of interest include but are not limited to :

(a) Methods, practices, and techniques of water and wastewater resources management in ancient civilizations.

(b) Groundwater resources, cisterns, kanals and wells in ancient civilizations.

(c) Urban water use in ancient civilizations.

(d) Urban wastewater and storm water management technologies in ancient civilizations.

(e) The evolution of aqueducts and other relevant technologies through the millennia.

(f) Old influence in modern water and wastewater technologies.

(g) The socio-economic role of water in ancient civilizations.

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