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ABOUT ICID

The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) was established on 24 June, 1950 as a Scientific, Technical and Voluntary Not-for-profit Non-Governmental International Organization (NGO) with headquarters in New Delhi, India.

The Commission is dedicated to enhancing the worldwide supply of food and fibre for all people by improving water and land management and the productivity of irrigated and drained lands through appropriate management of water, environment and application of irrigation, drainage and flood management techniques. [For more information contact http://www.icid.org]

 

 

 

Message from Chairman

WG-PQW MeetingInternational Workshop on Irrigation, Water Quality and Environmental Flows
Adelaide, Australia, June 2012

This workshop is being organised under the auspices of the International Commission for Irrigation and Drainage’s (ICID) Work Group on the Use of Poor Quality Water for Irrigation and the Working Group on Environment. It will be held in conjunction with ICID’s 63rd International Executive Council Meeting.

General scoping & Objectives

The workshop aims to addressing both input and output waters in irrigation, as key interfaces between irrigation systems and the environment. A first sub-theme concerns the quality of input water in irrigation, with a special focus on poor quality water, and related issues. A second sub-theme refers to drainage waters, as return flow and the potential contribution to Environmental Flow Requirements, EFR. This Workshop will bring together experts from all over the world to discuss their experience with using different types of poor quality water and how these should be managed to minimise environmental impacts and promote sustainable practices. The state-of-the-art, and experiences on Requirement for Environmental Flow assessment, interactions with irrigation, impacts of REF implementation will be discussed. A multidisciplinary perspective with many dimensions of the interactions between irrigation, REF and other uses will be debated.

Estd : 1995

Mandate

  • To promote a safe and good management of poor quality water for irrigation;
  • To minimize the negative impact on human health and the environment ;
  • To promote the multiple use of poor quality water, and
  • To give consideration to the Institutional and legislation aspects with regard to the use of poor quality waters.
Sl. No.
Name Country Membership
1
VPH Samia El- Guindy  Egypt Chair (2011)
2
VPH R. Ragab  UK (1997)
3
VPH Karim Shiati  Iran (1997)
4
Dr. Leon van Rensburg  South Africa (2010)
5
Dr. Takanori Nagano  Japan (2011)
6
Dr. Tapas Kumar Biswas  Australia (2012)
7
Mr. Wu Wenyong China (2016)
8
FAO Representative   Permanent Observer
9
ICBA Representative  UAE Permanent Observer

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SALTMED
SALTMED Model Introduction
SALTMED FAQ Issue 1
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SALTMED FAQ Issue 7
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SALTMED MODEL 2015

Download SALTMED 2015: (i) Saltmed_2015 (Part 1) (Size: 92 MB); (ii) Saltmed_2015 (Part 2) (Size: 92 MB); (iii) Saltmed_2015 (Part 3) (Size: 92 MB); and (iv) Saltmed_2015 (Part 4) (Size: 24 MB)

Please first create a single folder on your desktop or in your “C” drive named “SALTMED 2015”, then download all the four parts (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and Part 4) into the “SALTMED 2015” folder you have created. Inside the downloaded “SALTMED 2015” folder right click on the “saltmed_2015.part1.rar” and select extract using 'EXTRACT HERE' option to bring all the contents of the four *.RAR files into the same folder (SALTMED 2015) you created. Pleae make sure that all the four files are inside the folder before extracting. Before installing the model, please read the files” Read me.doc“ first then read file “User Guide.pdf”.

Report
Report : PANCID Sub-Committee on Use of Poor Quality Water for Irrigation