Directory of Suppliers and Specialists for Graywater Systems in Jordan

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This directory, which is compiled by the Center for the Study of the Built Environment (CSBE), features a selection of individuals, establishments, and organizations that offer products, services, and information relating to the design and implementation of graywater systems. If you would like to have yourself, or your establishment or organization added to this directory, please contact CSBE at graywater@csbe.org to obtain an application form (applications subject to approval). The information included in this directory is featured free of charge. This directory is provided by CSBE as a public service, and should not be viewed as an endorsement of any of the individuals, establishments, or organizations featured in it.


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 Research and Educational Institutions

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The Inter-Islamic Network on Water Resources Development and Management (INWRDAM)

Contact person: Murad Bino (Executive Director)
or Shihab al-Beiruti (Head of services and Programs Section)
Telephone: (06) 533 2993
Fax: (06) 533 2969
Email: inwrdam@nic.net.jo
Physical address: The Royal Scientific Society, Headquarters Building
Mailing address: P. O. Box 1460, Jubayha 11941
Link to relevant web site: www.nic.gov.jo/inwrdam

 INWRDAM has considerable experience in graywater reuse and has developed a graywater kit that it has installed in a number of rural areas in Jordan, in conjunction with Care International. They also have developed environmentally friendly shampoos and dishwashing soaps that do not include sodium compounds, and which are particularly applicable to graywater uses.


Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)

Contact person: Mounjed al-Shareef (Assistant Professor, Water Resources and Environmental Engineering Division, Civil Engineering Department)
Telephone: (02) 720 1000 ext. 22139
Fax: (02) 709 5018
Email: munjed@just.edu.jo
Mailing address: P. O. Box 3030, Irbid 22110
Link to relevant web site: www.just.edu.jo

JUST currently is implementing a large graywater pilot study at one of its dormitory buildings. The system incorporates a wetland treatment system that uses a bed of reeds to filter the graywater. Studies into the effects of the graywater on the plants and soil are underway.


Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN)

Contact person: Muntaha Sayyad (Project Administrator)
Telephone: (06) 533 7931 / 2
Fax: (06) 534 7411
Email: chrisj@rscn.org.jo
Physical address:‘Uthman bin ‘Affan Street, Jabal Amman
Mailing address: P. O. Box 1215, Jubayha 11941
Link to relevant web site: www.rscn.org.jo

RSCN has installed a graywater system in its newly constructed Nature Center in Jabal Amman. The system, which was designed and installed through technical cooperation with CSBE, also will serve as a demonstration system that can be viewed by visitors to the Nature Center.


World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Centre for Environmental Health Activities (CEHA)

Contact person: Hamid Bakir (Advisor, Rural Health and Environment)
Telephone: (06) 552 4655; 553 1657
Fax: (06) 551 6591
Email: BakirH@who-ceha.org.jo
Physical address: Samarra' Street, Umm Udhayna
Mailing address: P. O. Box 926967, Amman 11110
Link to relevant web site: http://62.193.78.3/ceha/

The WHO - CEHA library has considerable information on graywater reuse. Their website also contains useful information and references on graywater.

 

 Professional Design and Consulting Services

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Abu-Dayyeh Consulting Engineering Office

Contact person: Ayoub Abu-Dayyeh
Telephone: (06) 463 8338
Fax: (06) 463 8338
Email: ayoub101@hotmail.com
Physical address:
Jabal Al-Luweibdeh, Kulliyyat al-Shari'ah Street, al-Salam Building, second floor, office no. 207
Mailing address: P. O. Box 830305, Amman 11183
Link to relevant web site: ---

Ayoub Abu-Dayeh is a civil engineer who has published a number of papers on graywater reuse, and also has designed and implemented a number of graywater systems in Jordan.


Ammar Khammash Architects

Contact person: Ammar Khammash
Telephone: (06) 569 5134
Fax: (06) 562 2386
Email: ak@go.com.jo
Physical address: al-Sharif Nasir bin Jamil Street, Shmeisani
Mailing address: P. O. Box 921474, Amman 11192
Link to relevant web site: www.khammash.com

Ammar Khammash is an architect and environmentalist who has worked on integrating and promoting the simple reuse of graywater in appropriate contexts.

 

 Individual Expertise

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Adel Abu-Shweimeh

Telephone: (06) 567 2155; 567 3716; 567 2165
Fax: (06) 568 6141
Email: ---
Physical address: Sulayman al-Nabulsi Street, al-‘Abdali, Amman
Mailing address: P. O. Box 910788, Amman 11191
Link to relevant web site: ---

Adel Abu-Shweimeh, who works at the King Abdullah Mosque in Amman, is the technician responsible for the design and installation of the very successful graywater system used in the King Abdullah Mosque. The system reuses filtered ablution water for the purposes of irrigation at the site.


Ya'koob al-Qaisia

Telephone: (06) 473 4239
Fax: ---
Mobile: (079) 577 8471
Email: ---
Mailing address: P. O. Box 1329, Rusaifah 13710
Link to relevant web site: ---

Ya'koob al-Qaisia is a plumbing expert with experience in developing simple graywater applications in Jordan. He also has worked with CSBE on developing the CSBE graywater demonstration filtering unit.


Louis Qaqish

Telephone: (06) 465 0527
Fax: ---
Mobile: (077) 425 659
Email: louismq@hotmail.com
Mailing address: P. O. Box 910590, Amman 11191
Link to relevant web site: ---

Louis Qaqish is a recently graduated civil engineer who completed his master's thesis at the Jordan University of Science and Technology on graywater reuse (Effect of Grey Water Irrigation on Soil and Crops, 2003).


Lama al-Qasem

Telephone: (06) 551 0280
Fax: (06) 551 0280
Email: lamloom55@hotmail.com
Mailing address: P. O. Box 206, Amman 11953
Link to relevant web site: ---

Lama Al-Qasem is a recently graduated civil engineer who completed her graduation thesis at the University of Jordan on graywater reuse (Grey Water, 2002)

 

 Equipment Manufacturers and Suppliers, and Providers of Specialized Services

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Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES)

Contact person: Amjad Barghouthi (Amman Office Manager)
Telephone: (06) 581 0777
Fax: (06) 581 2777
Email: acesamman@aces-int.com
Physical address: Ibrahim al-Qatan Street, 7th Circle
Mailing address: P. O. Box 5504, Amman 11183
Link to relevant web site: www.aces-int.com

ACES offers specialized consulting services including environmental testing services. They carried out the water and soil tests that CSBE implemented as part of its graywater reuse project.


Ataqadom International General Trading Enterprise

Contact person: Osama Odeh (Marketing Manager)
Telephone: (06) 553 9676; (06) 553 2676
Fax: (06) 551 2703
Email: osama@ataqadom.com.jo
Physical address: ‘Amir bin Malik Street, Khilda
Mailing address: P. O. Box 551, Amman 11953
Link to relevant web site: www.ataqadom.com.jo

Ataqadom sells a wide range of plumbing equipment and fittings that can be used in some graywater systems.


El-Bader for Plastic Industries

Contact person: Ashraf Keywani (Sales)
Telephone: (06) 402 3670
Fax: (06) 402 9340
Email: elbaderfac@yahoo.com
Physical address: Amman Industrial City, Sahab
Mailing address: P. O. Box 196, Sahab 11512
Link to relevant web site: ---

El-Bader for Plastic manufactures polyethylene water containers, which may be used as components in graywater systems.


Al-Faisal Industrial Company

Contact person: Mohammad Kolaghassi (General Manager and Partner)
Telephone: (06) 416 1913; (06) 417 9050
Fax: (06) 416 2190
Email: alfaisal@index.com.jo
Physical address: Ring Road, Amman
Mailing address: P. O. Box 183, Abu ‘Alanda 11592
Link to relevant web site: ---

Al-Faisal Industrial Company manufactures fiberglass tanks, and other equipment. They will manufacture other specialist items on demand. They also manufactured the CSBE graywater demonstration filtering unit featured in this web site.


Masri Techno Group

Contact person: Nathmi Fawakheri (Sales)
Telephone: (06) 490 7191
Fax: (06) 490 7192
Email: ---
Physical address: Ring Road, Amman
Mailing address: P. O. Box 420960, Amman 11142
Link to relevant web site: ---

Masri Techno Group manufactures polyethylene water containers, which may be used as components in graywater systems.


Al-Shera'a Agricultural Company

Contact person: Imad Al-Zubidie (General Manager)
Telephone: (06) 477 7360
Fax: (06) 474 9959
Email: al-shera'a@joinnet.com.jo
Physical address: ‘Amir bin Umayyah Street, Wihdat
Mailing address: P. O. Box 20689, Amman 11118
Link to relevant web site: ---

Al-Shera'a sells drip irrigation systems, which may be used as components of graywater reuse systems, provided care is taken to minimize blockage of the holes (as a result of either sediment or algal growth).

 

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