MEDRC is about working across borders to find solutions to fresh water scarcity. In advancing this mission this past year has seen significant growth in the organization, with the development of  READ MORE HERE

MEDRC Leading Major International HABs Research Project


The project, entitled ‘Combatting the Emerging Impacts of Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) on Desalination Plants: Bloom Detection, Forecasting, and Strategies for Impact Reduction’ has commenced to end by January 2016 READ MORE HERE 

Decision Mapping
and Optimal
Inspection for Oman
Seawater Desalination


Ahmed Al Hinai a MEDRC
PhD fellow completed
his Doctorate at the Glasgow

Caledonian University recently. The study evaluates the maintenance strategies of seawater desalination plants in the Sultanate of Oman. Reliable operation of seawater desalination plants can be successfully achieved by adapting an effective optimal inspiration models READ MORE HERE 



First RO Pilot Plant for Training Purposes In the Region

Designed by MEDRC for research and training, the RO plant contains all the systems and processes of much larger plants. The plant will teach the trainees the various practical steps to operate and maintain much larger plants READ MORE HERE

MEDRC's Continued Professional Education & Training in Water Courses participants comment on  their experience. 

"This training has given me an insight to the Seawater Reverse Osmosis 
Fundamentals. This will help me in evaluating the project cases in a much better way"

Justin Roberts, Senior Manager- Desalination Engineering (ACWA Power 2014-Present ) 

HAB's Stakeholder Meeting

7th of May 2015 

HAB's PI Meeting 

8th of May 2015

Cost Workshop

13th & 14th of December 2015 (Tentative Dates)

MEDRC Welcomes Training Participants from Gaza and the West Bank READ MORE HERE

15 Research Projects Supported at Islamic University of Gaza and Al Quds University READ MORE HERE


MEDRC Research Fellows from the Palestinian & Jordanian Research Programs 

"My dream to get a Master's degree in water science was made possible by this Fellowship. MEDRC contributes effectively to solving the growing problem of water shortage in the Gaza Strip." 
Tarek Mustafa Abu Ramadan, Chemical engineer and Researcher (Gaza Program, Azhar University, 2012-2014) 
"MEDRC enhanced my educational experience by allowing me to focus more attention on my courses and research, it has reduced the financial burden for me."
Tasneem Tawalbeh, MSc Candidate Jordan University of Science and Technology Department of Civil Engineering (Jordan Program, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2014-2015) 
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