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  • The Conference program is available for download here.


Welcome to the 2nd EWaS International Conference: “Efficient & Sustainable Water Systems Management toward Worth Living Development”


On behalf of the Organizing Committee, we are pleased to announce the 2nd EWaS International Conference on “Efficient & Sustainable Water Systems toward Worth Living Development”, to be held in Chania, Crete, Greece, from 1st to 4th of June 2016.

The 2nd EWaS International Conference is organized by the University of Thessaly and the Technical University of Crete. The conference is aiming to bring together scientists dealing with research challenges encountered throughout the entire water cycle. 

The Conference focuses on the integrated and sustainable water resources management, the effects of global climate change, the efficiency improvement of water systems and the protection of the environment. Thus, particular emphasis will be given to the latest developments, strategies, techniques and applications of international best practices in efficient and sustainable water systems management, urban water and waste management, environmental protection and also to the ways in which hydraulics contribute to sustainable engineering investigations and design in the water environment.

More specifically, the 2nd EWaS International Conference’s topics deal with hydraulics, hydrology, water resources systems management, urban water management, riverine systems, hydrodynamics and waves, climate change & smart cities, row and waste water treatment, waste management and groundwater and irrigation systems.


We are looking forward to welcoming you in Chania in June 2016.


The Conference co-Chairmen

Assoc. Prof. Vasilis Kanakoudis, University of Thessaly

Prof. George Karatzas, Technical University of Crete


The Conference Vice-Chairman

Lecturer Evangelos Keramaris, University of Thessaly