Conferences Papers

 

  1. Challenges of Water Security in the GCC Countries, Waleed K Zubari, Tenth Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 22-24 April, 2012, Doha, Qatar (in Arabic).

  2. Use of simulation modeling in the prediction of the Dammam Aquifer System behavior in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Manea Abudarahim and Waleed K Zubari, Tenth Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 22-24 April, 2012, Doha, Qatar, pp. 121-134 (in Arabic).

  3. Feasibility and Health Risk Assessment of Groundwater recharge by TSE in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Aqeel A. Ahmad, Waleed K. Zubari, Alaa A El-Sadek, and Mubarak A Al-Noaimi, Tenth Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 22-24 April, 2012, Doha, Qatar, pp. 169-192.

  4. Calculation and Evaluation of Virtual Water Flow in the GCC Countries, Iqbal Al-Otaibi, Waleed K Zubari, and Alaa El-Sadek, Tenth Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 22-24 April, 2012, Doha, Qatar, pp. 672-699 (in Arabic).

  5. Water Security in the GCC countries, Waleed K Zubari, the 17th Conference of the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research “Water and Food Security”, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 26-27 March, 2012. Invited Speaker.

  6. Sustainable Water Resources Management in the GCC: Evaluation, Challenges & Suggested Framework, Waleed K Zubari, The 26th Arab Engineering Conference, Water Resources in the Arab Countries, Jeddah, 7-10 January, 2012, invited keynote speaker.

  7. Challenges of Water Security in the GCC Countries, Waleed K Zubari, Strategy of Arab Water Security Forum, 19-21 December 2011, Nayef Arab University for Security Sciences, invited speaker. [View Presentation]

  8. Capacity Building Needs for Water Resources Management in the Arab Countries, W. K. Zubari, Arab Water Forum, 20-23 November, 2011, Cairo, invited speaker.

  9. Energy and Environmental Considerations in Desalination: Experiences from the GCC, W. K. Zubari, The First Amman-Cologne Symposium 2011, Amman. Invited Speaker. [Download Proceedings].

  10. Sustainable Urban Water Management in the GCC, Defining Sustainability, W. K. Zubari, Water Arabia 2011 Conference & Exhibition, 1-2 February, 2011, Bahrain. [View Presentation]

  11. Using WEAP as a Decision Support System for Water Demand Management in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Suzan Al-Ajjawi, Waleed Zubari, and Alaa Sadek, The 2nd Regional WEAP Conference, May 2011, Amman, Jordan.

  12. Sustainable Urban Water Management, the Case of the GCC Countries, W. K. Zubari, Bahrain Society of Engineers’ Energy and Water Conservation Expo 2010, 14-16 June, 2010, Bahrain. Invited Speaker.

  13. Sustainable Water Resources Management in the GCC countries, Evaluation, Challenges and Suggested Framework, W. K. Zubari. The 2nd Joint BCSR-JCCP Environmental Sumposium/18th joint GCC-Japan Environment Symposium “Environment, Water Resources and the Future”, Japan Cooperation Center, Petroleum (JCCP) and Bahrain Center for Studies and Research, 8-10 February, 2010, Bahrain. Keynote Speaker. [View Report]

  14. Water Resources Management in the Arab Region,W. K. Zubari,Blue Industry Investment Initiative, UNIDO, 25 January, 2010, Bahrain. Invited keynote speaker.

  15. Sustainable Water Resources Management in Bahrain, W. K. Zubari, Bahrain Society of Engineers’ Energy & Water Conservation Expo 2009, 15-17 June, 2009, Bahrain. Invited Speaker.

  16. Sustainable Water Resources Management in the Kingdom of Bahrain, W. K. Zubari, Bahrain Economic Development Board’s Water and Life Forum, 18 April, 2009. Keynote speaker.

  17. Sustainable Municipal Water Sector Management in Kuwait,Hamed A Edan and Waleed K Zubari, WSTA 9th Gulf Water Conference, 22-25 March, 2009, Oman, pp. 606-624.

  18. WSTA Conference Opening Presentation: Sustainability of Water Resources in the GCC countries,Waleed K Zubari, WSTA 9th Gulf Water Conference, 22-25 March, 2009, Oman.

  19. Water Resources Management in the GCC Countries: Evaluation, Challenges & Suggested Framework, W. K. Zubari, SAWEA’s Water Arabia 2009 Conference, 2-4 March, 2009. Invited Speaker.

  20. GCC Priority Environmental Issues and Future Development Scenarios, W. K. Zubari, 12th EADI General Conference: Global governance for sustainable development: the need for policy coherence and new partnerships, Geneva, Switzerland, 24-28 June, 2008. Invited Speaker.

  21. Groundwater Resources Management in the GCC Countries: Evaluation, Challenges & Suggested Framework, W. K. Zubari, 8th WSTA Gulf Water Conference, Bahrain, 23-26 March, 2008, WSTA. Keynote speaker.

  22. Groundwater Resources Management in the GCC countries, W. K. Zubari, Fourth Water Middle East Conference , Bahrain, 22-24 January, 2007. Keynote Speaker.

  23. GCC Future Water Scenarios, an Integrated perspective, W. K. Zubari, International Conference on Integrated Water Resources Management in the Arab Region Conference, Beirut, 15-16 December, 2006, ISESCO/UNEP/AUB. Keynote Speaker.

  24. Integrated Groundwater Resources Management in the GCC countries: Evaluation, Challenges & Suggested Integrated Framework, W. K. Zubari, 7th Gulf Water Conference. Kuwait, 19-23 November, 2005, WSTA/KISR. Keynote speaker.

  25. Vulnerability & Hazard Assessment to Surface Pollution of Groundwater in Bahrain Using GIS, Ibrahim S Al-Showaiey, Waleed K Zubari & Asma A Abahussain, 7th Gulf Water Conference. Kuwait, 19-23 November, 2005, WSTA/KISR.

  26. GCC Water Resources Perspective: Evaluation, Management Policies & Cooperation, W. K. Zubari, Second Water Middle East Conference, Bahrain, 13-15 September, 2004. Keynote Speaker.

  27. GIS Development for Groundwater Exploration in Saudi Arabia, F. Al-Aslami, M. Ait Belaid, and W. K. Zubari, Third International Conference & Exhibition: GIS-2004, Bahrain, 27-29 September, 2004, pp. 385-401, Bahrain Society of Engineers.

  28. Institutional and Legislative Aspects of Groundwater Management, Case Study Bahrain, W. K. Zubari, Second Regional Conference on Water Demand Management and Pollution Control, Sharm Al-Shaikh, 14-17 December 2003. Invited speaker.

  29. Ancient Qanat System in Bahrain, Hydrogeological Study of its Construction and Causes of Deterioration, Aba Hussain, A. A. and W. K. Zubari. International Oman Conference for the Development and Management of Water Qanats, Muscat, 18-20 May, 2003, Ministry of Regional Municipalities, Environment, and Water Resources, Sultanate of Oman.

  30. Development of a New Program on Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing at the Arabian Gulf University, Ait Belaid, M., Al-Junaid, S. S., and W. K. Zubari, GIS 2002 International Conference and Exhibition, Bahrain, 11-13 March, 2002.

  31. Use of Stochastic Modeling in the Sustainable Management of Non-Renewable Brackish Groundwater in Bahrain, W. K. Zubari, The International Conference on Water Resources Management in Arid Regions, Kuwait, 23-27 March, 2002, Kuwait Institute for Scientific research (KISR).

  32. Alternative Water Policies for the GCC countries, W. K. Zubari, Dubai International Conference on Water Resources and Integrated Management in the Third Millennium, Dubai, 2-6 February, 2002, Zayed International Prize for the Environment; invited keynote speaker.

  33. Impacts of Groundwater Over-Exploitation on Desertification of Soils in Bahrain – A Case Study, Zubari WK.International Conference on “Regional Aquifer Systems in Arid Zones-Managing non-renewable resources, Tripoli, Libya, 20-24 November, 1999 (Proceedings in print by UNESCO-Paris), UNESCO/The Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.

  34. BAS Experience in Condensate Water Utilization, Mohammed AE and Zubari, WK. The WSTA Fourth Gulf Water Conference: Water in the Gulf, Challenges of the 21st Century, Bahrain, 13-17 February, 1999, Water Science and Technology Association, Bahrain, pp. 151-159.

  35. Potential Application of GIS in Groundwater Management and Development in GCC Countries. Zubari, W.K.,Introductory course on Environmental Information Systems, 11-14 May, 1998, Arabian Gulf University, Bahrain, organized by Arabian Gulf University-CEDARE. Invited speaker.

  36. Towards the Establishment of a Total Water Cycle Management and Reuse Program in the GCC Countries, Zubari, W.K., The Third Gulf Water Conference, Towards Efficient Utilization of Water Resources in the Gulf, Sultanate of Oman, March 8-13, 1997.

  37. Management of the Rus-Umm Er Radhuma Brackish Aquifer in Bahrain. Zubari, W.K. and A.R. Khater, Second Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 5-9 November, 1994, Bahrain, pp. 34-49 (in Arabic).

  38. The Status of the Dammam Aquifer in Kuwait, a Quantitative and Qualitative Assessment in the Period 1970-1990. Al-Murad, M.A. and W.K. Zubari. First Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 10-14 October, 1992, Dubai, UAE (in Arabic).

  39. Groundwater Status in Bahrain, 1980-1990. Zubari, W.K. and S.S. Al-Junaid, First Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 10-14 October, 1992, Dubai, UAE (in Arabic).

  40. A Finite Element (Fractured Flow) – Boundary Integral Element Model for the Dammam Aquifer in Bahrain and Eastern Saudi Arabia. Zubari, W.K., First Gulf Water Conference, Water Science and Technology Association, 10-14 October, 1992, Dubai, UAE.