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“Egypt relies on the Nile river for 95% of its freshwater needs for irrigation, drinking and industrial purposes." Facing that issue the German Science Centre (DWZ) Cairo hosted an expert workshop on Riverbank Filtration on September 26, 2016. Riverbank Filtration (RBF) is a resource efficient technique to produce large quantities of freshwater supply that has been used in Germany for more than a century.


Three German universities located in the state of Hesse, which lies in the heart of Germany, the Justus Liebig University Giessen, the Philipps-University Marburg, and  the THM-University of Applied Sciences are founding the Research Campus Mittelhessen.


"Since Egypt's freshwater levels have never been so scarce, tackling industrial wastewater management is absolutely critical. In Egypt the water share per capita has dropped by a whopping 60% in the last 40 years, and averages 663 m3 per person today.


According to the “THE World University Ranking,” the Technical University of Munich (TUM) ranks among the top 10 best institutes in the world in computer science. TUM is also high up in the list in other subject groups. The British magazine “Times Higher Education” today published the subject analyzes of its ranking list. In the overall ranking published recently, TUM had improved to 46th position.

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