URBAN WATER INFRASTRUCTURE (UWI)

PROGRAM

Tuesday 14th March

08:30 – 09:00 – Registration of participants

09:00 – 09:20 – Welcome – Alexandru Dimache, Dean of Hydrotechnics Faculty – Technical University of Civil Engineering

9:20 – 11:00 – Session 1

  • 09:20 – 09:40 – Is the “technical integrated management” operational in the municipal water companies? – Anton Anton – KEY NOTE SPEAKER
  • 09:40 – 10:00 – New Drinking Water Directive, Requirements & the Challenges for a Modern Water Supply System – Mihaela Vasilescu,  Vladimir Rojanschi
  • 10:00 – 10:20 – European COST action (TU1206) Sub-Urban – Transforming Relationships between geoscientists and URBAN decision-makers -Seumas Diarmad Campbell – KEY NOTE SPEAKER
  • 10:20 – 10:40 – Regional Water Supply of the Localities from the Border of the Black Sea – Alexandru Jercan, Gabriel Racovițeanu, Eduard Dineț
  • 10:40 – 11:00 – Improvement of the Water Infrastructure in Central Moldova – Eduard Dineț, Gabriel Racovițeanu, Alexandru Jercan

11:00 – 11:20 – Coffee break

11:20 – 13:00 – Session 2

  • 11:20 – 11:40 – Use of Benchmarking for the Improvement of Operation of the Drinking Water Supply Systems – Răuțu Radu Ștefan, Gabriel Racovițeanu, Eduard Dineț
  • 11:40 – 12:00 – Experimental Investigations on the Effect of Soil pH on the GRP Buried Pipes –  Gabriel Cojocaru
  • 12:00 – 12:20 – Progresses in the Operation and Functioning of Pumping Stations for Water and Wastewater Systems – Sorin Perju, Alexandru Aldea, Mădălin Mihailovici
  • 12:20 – 12:40 – Climate Change Adaptation in Urban Areas. Case Study for the Tineretului Area in Bucharest – Mihai Stancu, Maria Chevereșan, Valentin Zaharia, Tudor Poienariu
  • 12:40 – 13:00 – Methods to Identify Sources of Infiltration into the Sewer Network – M. Suchanek, M. I. Chevereșan

13:00 – 14:00 – Lunch break

14:00 – 15:00 – Session 3

  • 14:00 – 14:20 – New Generation of Polyethylene Pipes – Iulia Cornea
  • 14:20 – 14:40 – New Smart Technologies for the Protection of Urban Underground Structures from Flooding – Antonis Toumazis
  • 14:40 – 15:00 – How to Best Utilize EU Funding: Life Cycle Costing (LCC) for Better Procurement – Ildikó Czeglédi
  • 15:00 – 15:20 – Cost – Benefit Analysis for Networks Rehabilitation – Augustin Boer – KEY NOTE SPEAKER

15:20 – 16:00 – DEBATE – PROJECTS FOR REHABILITATION AND EXTENSION OF THE NETWORKS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE EU FINANCING, PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTIVES, Moderator: Sorin Caian

16:00 – 16:30 – Conclusions and Final Remarks – Gabriel Racovițeanu

Location:
Room II7 Radu Prișcu
Faculty of Hydrotechnics
Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest
Bd. Lacul Tei 122-124, Sector 2, Bucharest

CONTEXT

State of the art in the construction, composition and functioning of the hydro-urban networks

The workshop is dedicated to:

  • water operators from Romania that have experience in the management of losses and/or infiltration into/out of the distribution network;
  • pipe producers who can present solutions to reduce water flows generated by the hydro urban infrastructure;
  • Other institutions interested in mentioned issues.