Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Professional Visit To WATEC Israel 2017

Sunday, 10 September 2017 Arrival in Israel,
Welcome assistance at Ben Gurion Airport, after customs meet your guide and transfer to your hotel.

Monday, September 11 2017
Wastewater Management & Sea Water Desalination
08.00 Pick-up from your hotel
09:00 - Sorek Desalination Center: IDE’s seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Sorek has been hailed among the top 10 breakthrough technologies in 2015 by MIT Technology Review. As the world’s largest modern SWRO desalination plant, Sorek produces up to 627,000 cubic meters of potable water per day, providing approximately 20 percent of the water consumed by the country.
12:00- Lunch
13:00- Igudan Visitor Center:  Igudan (the Dan Region Association of Towns for Sewage and Environmental Issues) and it’s Shafdan Wastewater Treatment Plant, the country’s largest wastewater treatment facility, treats and reclaims water for 2 million people (about 130 million cubic meters of wastewater annually) in Tel Aviv and 22 cities and towns throughout central Israel.
15:30 - Professional Guided Tour of the port city of Jaffa

Tuesday & Wednesday – 12 and 13 September 2017


On 12 September, opening ceremony with several Israeli personalities such as Minister of economy and more

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Hagihon Company: Jerusalem Area's Water and Wastewater Utility
07:45 - Departure from TLV Convention Center – Meeting Point near the south entrance on Rokach Boulevard, next to the pedestrian bridge
09:30- Sorek WWTP: Wastewater treatment plant in the Sorek Valley that utilizes the activated sludge method. The treatment plant purifies, on average, approximately 80,000 cubic meters of sewage a day.
11:00- Hagihon Main Water Operations Center: Largest covered reservoir in Israel (130,000 m3), Emergency Contingency Systems, Innovative Water Technologies and more.
12:30 – Lunch
14:30 - Sherover Promenade: This promenade overlooks the Old City of Jerusalem, parts of western Jerusalem and offers a panoramic view of the Judean Desert. The promenade's municipal garden is irrigated by the Hagihon Company with treated effluent. During the visit to the Promenade, you will see a section of a water aqueduct from the Roman Era.  Departure for Bethlehem, enjoy the city of King David, visit the Basilica of the Nativity covering the Grotto and the Shepherds' Field, overlooking of the Judean desert.
Check in at your hotel in Jerusalem

Friday, 15 September 2017– Seminar Aspect of the water in Agriculture
Agricultural aspects, Culture and Fields –
•    Production System - irrigation and water management, the principles of nutrition and fertilization, treatment and recycling of water, plants and parasites, agricultural production.
•    Fishing - Sea fish and pond fish, specimen of fish, water quality, fish health, genetic preservation and reproduction of fish - ponds, infrastructure, environment, equipment.

Saturday, 16 September 2017 Jerusalem - Bethlehem
After breakfast, depart for the Memorial of Yad Vashem. Stop next to the chandelier of the Knesset (Israeli parliament), the Palace of Justice, Visit the Israel Museum and the Shrine of the Book, which displays the famous manuscripts from the Dead Sea, visit the model of Jerusalem from the time of the second temple. Afternoon enjoy the old city, part of the via Dolorosa, Holy Sepulcher and more. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jerusalem.

Sunday, 17 September 2017 Dead Sea - Nazareth - Kfar Kana
After breakfast, drive to Mont Olives of a Beautiful view before leaving Jerusalem, Drive to the lowest point on Earth the Dead Sea, short visit and continue to  Nazareth, the Church of the Annunciation and in particular the small museum of the crypt where magnificent decorations of the crossed capitals. Walk in the souk of the old city to the fountain of the Virgin. Next visit to Kfar Cana - Cana of Galilee, where the miracle of the wedding where Jesus turned water into wine.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel in the North

Monday, 18 September 2017 Sea Of Galilee - Capernaum - Tabgha
After breakfast, Lake Panorama from the Mount of the Beatitudes, an octagonal church symbolizing the eight Beatitudes of the Gospel. Visit Capernaum, city of Jesus, to see the ruins of the house of St. Peter and the synagogue. Then stop at Tabgha, where the Church of the Primacy of Peter, which commemorates the miraculous catch of the fishes and the Basilica of the multiplication of loaves to admire its famous mosaics. St. Peter's fish lunch (that was fished in the lake), boat Cruise on the Sea of Galilee, prayer or meditation. Then you will reach Yardenit the place of the Baptism. Dinner and overnight at your hotel in the North

Departure on 19 September 2017
Bon Voyage!