Drainage Research Institute:

Mission:

• Conducting cutting-edge research in land drainage and surface water quality management on the regional and national levels.
• Developing appropriate methods and testing materials and technologies for planning, design and implementation of drainage systems for water-logging and salinity control for irrigated agriculture.
• Developing criteria and guidelines for the safe reuse of drainage water in irrigation.
• Managing national water quality monitoring network and publishing yearly a book describing the water quantity and quality status and availability in the Nile Delta main drains and canals.
• Demonstrating low cost, small scale, water treatment technology at lake Manzala using engineered wetland.

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