Expert International Workshop on Reducing Desalination Cost Held at MEDRC, Muscat International Experts Examine Oman and Korea Case Studies  The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) has held an international expert workshop focused on reducing the cost and increasing the supply of desalinated water.  The expert gathering was...

A technical training course delivered in Gaza between 18-21 May to 25 specialists working in the water sector in Gaza, primarily employees of the Palestinian Water Authority and the Coastal Municipal Water Utility. The course, entitled, 'Sea Water Reverse Osmosis System Operation & Features of...

MEDRC held a half day Stakeholder Gathering on the 7th of May. The gathering was organized to brief experts and receive feedback on the HAB's Research Project: "Combating the Emerging Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB's) on Desalination Plants: Bloom Detection, Forecasting, and Strategies for Impact...

MEDRC Center Director Ciarán Ó Cuinn addressed the recent EU Commission Conference in Jordan on the topic of ‘The MEDRC Model of Science Diplomacy”. The Conference entitled ‘Addressing shared challenges through science diplomacy: the case of the EU-Middle East regional cooperation,’ was attended by EU Commissioner...

MEDRC and the Palestinian Water Authority jointly hosted an event to bring together current students and alumni of the Water Research Fellowships. The event was well attended, with over 85 participants from the major universities in Gaza. The event provided an opportunity to meet other...

Call for Application for MEDRC Palestinian Research Fellowships MEDRC is delighted to announce the 2015 Water Research Fellowship Program in collaboration with the Palestine Water Authority. A unique initiative to support research capacity in the Palestinian Territories, the Fellowship Program offers the opportunity to undertake postgraduate study...

Ahmed Fadhil Said Al-Hinai a MEDRC PhD fellow has completed a research project at the Glasgow Caledonian University to evaluate the maintenance strategies of seawater desalination plants in the Sultanate of Oman. Dr. Al-Hinai examined Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Multistage Flash (MSF) seawater desalination plants considered in his study. A comprehensive Failure...

MEDRC Joins Global Water Partnership (GWP) The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) has finalized a partnership agreement with Global Water Partnership (GWP) a key-player in building support for sustainable management of water resources. The GWP is a global action network. Its chief focus is to support...

Guidance Manual for Desalination Plant Managers The MEDRC HABs project is set to provide a new guidance manual for use by desalination plant operators.  The manual will be a major result of the research project convened by MEDRC to develop a regional HABs Early Warning System for...

The Middle East Desalination Research Center (MEDRC) held a three day training course on  Solar Desalination from the 16th till the 18th of February. Certificates were awarded by the Palestinian Ambassador; His Excellency Mr. Ahmed Ramadan, to participants nominated by the Palestinian Water Authority.  MEDRC works with Water Ministries...