Jalal Bsharat: Feasibility of Membrane Based Treatment Technologies for Brackish Water Desalination and Effluent Reclamation in the Jordan Valley

Abstract
This research study investigates the feasibility of applying the membrane based technologies for brackish water desalination and effluent reclamation for agricultural use in the Jordan Valley area. The purpose of this research is to identify and evaluate additional water resources to alleviate the water shortage in the Jordan Valley.

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Belal Amous: Nitrogen and Heavy Metal Fluxes from Cesspits in Palestine: Beit Dajan and Beit Fourik as a Case Study

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Proper Wastewater management in Palestine is still very limited. About 59.8 % of the West Bank households have cesspit sanitation system where almost 3% are left without any sanitation systems (PCBS, 2011). Cesspits are known to be one of the major sources of soil and groundwater pollution.
The main goal of the research was to assess the pollution load in terms of total nitrogen and heavy metals from cesspits in Beit Dajan and Beit Fourik villages in Nablus East. This was achieved through meeting the following specific objectives:

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Waseem "M.W." Al-TAMIMI: Environmental Assessment of Household Hazardous Waste Management in Hebron City

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This thesis handles the Environmental assessment of Household Hazardous Waste Management (HHW) in Hebron city by finding out HHW types and proportions, and also by dedicating the level of awareness of household heads in regard to knowledge of risks and dangers associated with HHW items, knowledge how to handle, collect and dispose these substances, in addition to investigation of the accidents and injuries that are occurring because of these substances.

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