"Water is life" a common saying yet not actualized fully. The need to understand water as a resource and its interaction various sectors and systems towards improving the quality of life remains a challenge in the world. Floods, siltation of river systems, water quality, water quantity, water scarcity across all water users still remains a challenge in water resource management.

The special topics in this thematic areas will include:

  • Policies governing water resource use.
  • Flood forecasting and risk management
  • Water quality and pollution control
  • Water related disasters
  • Ground water
  • Water management and planning (allocation)
  • River basin management
  • Urban water management
  • Trans-boundary water management
  • Water rights and accessibility
  • Marine Science
  • Water Resource