1st INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MANAGING RIVERS IN THE 21st CENTURY :

 ISSUES & CHALLENGES

 

Final Programme of Rivers’04

 

Tuesday, 21st September 2004

08:00 - 09:30

Registration

09:30 - 10:00

Opening Ceremony

Multimedia Presentation                   

“Managing Rivers in the 21st Century – Issues and Challenges”

Welcome Speech by Assoc. Prof. Nor Azazi Zakaria, Organising Committee Chairman

Welcome to Penang, by Vice Chancellor USM, Prof. Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak

Opening Address by His Excellency, The Head of State of Penang, T.Y.T. Tun Dato’ Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rahman Abbas

10:00 - 10:30

Launching of Bio-Ecological Drainage System (BIOECODS):  Selected Publications

by His Excellency, The Head of State of Penang, T.Y.T. Tun Dato’ Seri Utama (Dr.) Haji Abdul Rahman Abbas

Launching of IAHR Student Chapter – USM 

by IAHR Council Member, Prof. Roger A. Falconer

Official Visit to Exhibition

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break

11:00 - 12:30

Keynote Lectures

Chairman: Prof. Chan Ngai Weng

11:00 - 11:45

Speaker: Ir. Ahamd Fuad Embi

Title: What will it Take to Bring Our Rivers Back to Life?

11:45 - 12:30

Speaker: Prof. R. A. Falconer

Title: Environmental Modelling in River Basin Management

12:30 - 01:00

Press Conference

01:00 - 02:00

Lunch

02:00 - 03:30

Keynote Lectures

Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Mazlin Mokhtar

02:00 - 02:45

Speaker: Prof. Chan Ngai Weng

Title: Sustainable Management of Rivers in Malaysia: Involving All Stakeholders

02:45 - 03:30

Speaker: Prof. P.Y.Julien                                              

Title: Stream Restoration and Environmental River Mechanics

03:30 - 04:00

Press Conference

04:00 - 04:30

Coffee Break

08:00 - 10:00

Conference Banquet (Penang State)

Wednesday, 22nd September 2004

09:00 - 10:30

Technical Session 1 (3 Parallel Sections)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Technical Session 2 (3 Parallel Sections)

12:30 - 02:00

International Lunch (USM)

02:00 - 06:00

Technical Visits

Thursday, 23rd September 2004

09:00 - 10:30

Technical Session 3 (2 Parallel Sections)

10:30 - 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 - 12:30

Technical Session 4 (2 Parallel Sections)

12:30 - 02:00

Lunch

02:00 - 04:00

Technical Session 5 (2 Parallel Sections)

04:00 - 04:30

Coffee Break

04:30 - 05:00

Closing Ceremony

 

 

 

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Technical Session 1 : 22nd September 2004

09:00 – 10:15

PR1: River Hydraulics & Hydrology
Chairman: Ir. Abdul Jalil Hasan
Venue: Atrina

P1004

(0900-0915)

Effects of Tides on Channel Geometry and Flow in Klang River Estuary,

Suleymen Aremu Muyibi, Abd Halim Ghazali, Baddronnisa Yusuf, Muhannad Ahmad Mohammad

P1027

(0915-0930)

Composite Flow Resistance of Two Partially Vegetated Rivers,

Terhi Helmio

P1036

(0930-0945)

The Deposition and Erosion of Sediment in Rigid Rectangular Channels,

M.H. Omid H. Nozari, R. Narayanan

P1056

(0945-1000)

The Effects of Vegetations on the Hydraulic Roughness of an Open Channel Flow,

Badronnisa Yusuf, Abd Halim Ghazali, Megat Johari Megat Noor, Thamer A. Mohamed, Katayon Saed, Manal A. Abood, Faizal Mohd Khailani

P1060

(1000-1015)

Determination of Manning’s Flow Resistance Coefficient for Rivers in Malaysia,

Ahmad Bakri , Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Zorkeflee Abu Hasan, Chang Chun Kiat

P1107

(1015-1030)

Water Data Archive APFRIEND Project ,

Mohd Nor Desa

 

09:00 – 10:30

PR2: River Management
Chairman: Prof. Chan Ngai Weng
Venue: Bursa

P1015

(0900-0915)

Upper River Basin Systems – Environment Resources Development at a Cross–Road,

Khairulmaini Osman Salleh

P1018

(0915-0930)

A Water Quality Management Model for the Zayandeh-Rood in Iran,

Hamid Reza Safavi

P1101

(0930-0945)

Approaching Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Via Smart-Partnerships with Government, Industry and Other NGOs – The Role of Water Watch Penang,

Chang Wai Fung, Chan Ngai Weng, Hajar Abd  Rahim, Khor Hung Teik

P1105

(0945-1000)

Construction of BIOECODS for a Government Complex: A Case Study,

Mohd Fazly Yusof, Lau Tze Liang, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani , Rozi Abdullah, Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Anita Ainan

P1097

(1000-1015)

Community Participation in River Restoration,

Suzana Mohkeri

P1076

(1015-1030)

A Life Cycle Costs (LCC) Assessment of Sustainable Urban Drainage System Facilities,

Lariyah Mohd. Sidek, Kaoru Takara, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani , Rozi Abdullah

 

09:00 – 10:30

PR3: River Modeling
Chairman: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rozi Abdullah
Venue: Cassis

P1017

(0900-0915)

M.B.O (Marriage Bees Optimization) Algorithm, A New Heuristic Approach in Hydrosystems Design and Operation,

O. Bozorg Haddad, A. Afshar

P1045

(0915-0930)

Improved Conveyance Estimation – The Key to 1-D River Modeling,

Ruth Clarke

P1052

(0930-0945)

Modeling of Compound Channel for Optimum River Storage Capacity, Mohamed Roseli Zainal Abidin

P1084

(0945-1000)

Development of A Real Time Flood Forecasting and Warning System for the Lower Chao Praya River, Bangkok, Thailand,

Andrew J Brown, Muhammad Sabaruddin, Tyrone E Parkinson

P1086

(1000-1015)

Modeling of Storm Runoff From A Residential Catchment,

Chan Chee Hing, Zulkifli Yusuf

P1038

(1015-1030)

To Model Bukit Talang Canal Using Cemos to Identify the Concentration of Acidity Characteristic; Compare with Actual Situation,

Mustafa Kamal Abdul Aziz, Mohd Faizal Chumiat, Mohd Shaipudin Awang, Sureshkhanna s/o Vijaya Balan

 

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Technical Session 2 : 22nd September 2004

11:00 – 12:30

PR1: River Hydraulics & Hydrology
Chairman: Dr. Mohd. Nor Desa
Venue: Atrina

P1055

(11:00-11:15)

Effect of Tree Roots on Stabilizing the Karoon River Banks,

Mahmood Shafai-Bajestan, Mohammad Salimi-Golsheikhi

P1009

(11:15-11:30)

Flow Duration Matching Technique A Case Study,

Shahol Hamid Abu Bakar, Azmi Md. Jafari, Iqraz Nabi Khan

P1010

(11:30-11:45)

Linear Regression Model to Infill Missing Discharges,

Shahol Hamid Abu Bakar, Azmi Md. Jafari, Iqraz Nabi Khan 

P1012

(11:45-12:00)

Regional Flood Frequency Analysis Based on L-Moment Approach (Case Study West Azarbyjan Basins),

Rostami Ramin, Fakherifard Ahmad, Mousavi Shahram

P1039

(12:00-12:15)

Detection of Hydrology Trend on Malaysian Rivers,

Turahim Abd Hamid, Ismail Atan

P1104

(12:15-12:30)

Index-Velocity Rating Development for Rapidly Changing Flows in an Irrigation Canal Using Broadband StreamPro ADCP and ChannelMaster H-ADCP,

Hening Huang

 

11:00 – 12:30

PR2: River Management
Chairman: Ir. Baharuddin Ahmad Nasir
Venue: Bursa

P1025

(11:00-11:15)

Qual2E Heavy Metals Modelinf of Bekok River, Johor,

Radin Maya Saphira, Ab. Aziz Abdul Latiff, Amir Hashim Mohd Kassim, Maketab Mohamed

P1043

(11:15-11:30)

Effects of Urbanization on Runoff Water Quantity and Quality,

Nora Metsaranta, Jyrki Kotola, Jyrki Nurminen

P1089

(11:30-11:45)

The Importance of Sullage (Grey-Water) Treatment in the Restoration and Consevation of Urban Streams,

Azni Idris, Wan Noor Wan Azmin, Mohd. Amin Mohd Soom, Abdullah Al Mamun

P1098

(11:45-12:00)

Collaborative Decision Making in the Langat River Basin: Potential Indicators for Management of Water Resources,

Mazlin Mokhtar, Rahmah Elfithri, Abdul Halim Harman Shah

P1103

(12:00-12:15)

Catchment and Water Pollution Management for Protection of Rivers and Water Resources: Experiences from Malaysia,

Dionysius S.K. Sharma, Daria Mathew, Chan Ngai Weng, Lee Boon Hiong

P1106

(12:15-12:30)

Designing Water Front Wall With Reinforced Backfill,

Iqraz Nabi Khan

 

11:00 – 12:30

PR3: River Modeling
Chairman: Andrew J. Brown
Venue: Cassis

P1080

(11:00-11:15)

An Innovative Flood Forecasting System for the Demer Basin: A Case Study, Emma Tate, Kris Cauwenberghs

P1078

(11:15-11:30)

Radial Basis Function Modeling of Hourly Streamflow Hydrograph,

Nor Irwan Ahmat Noor, Sobri Harun, Amir Hashim Mohd Kassim

P1096

(11:30-11:45)

Stochastic Models for Flow and Rainfall Simulation,

Sobri Harun, Nurul Adzura Ismail, Zulkifli Yusop

P1099

(11:45-12:00)

Water Resources Development Under River Management,

D.V. Dhavad, N.J. Bambal, S.S. Patil

P1068

(12:00-12:15)

Sediment Transport Equation Assessment for Selected Rivers in Malaysia, Chang Chun Kiat, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Zorkeflee Abu Hasan, Rozi Abdullah

P1092

(12:15-12:30)

Multiple-Reach Muskingum Flood Routing Using Spreadsheet,

S.M Hosseini

 

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Technical Session 3 : 23rd September 2004

09:00 - 10:30

PR1: River Hydraulics & Hydrology
Chairman: Dr. Mohd Roseli Zainal Abidin
Venue: Atrina

P1006

(0900-0915)

A Study Bamboo Reinforced Earth Wall,

Iqraz Nabi Khan, Swami Saran

P1022

(0915-0930)

Hydrology Data Provision for Ungauged Rivers in Developing Countries use of Pragmatic Methods,

V.U. Smakhtin

P1023

(0930-0945)

Sediment Prediction Using ANN and Regression Model,

Junaidah Ariffin, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Ahmad Shukri

P1024

(0945-1000)

Impacts of Hydraulics and Sediment Transport in River Training Works and Flood Control Schemes (Case Study: Shahroud River),

Sajad Ahmad Hamidi, Firoz Bahadori Khoroshahy

P1029

(1000-1015)

Water Level Estimation for Sarawak Rivers,

Nabil Bessaih, Rosmina Bustami, Marliana Saad

P1075

(1015-1030)

Putrajaya Lake Catchment Management,

Zaharah Selamat

P1108

(1030-1045)

Characterisation of Extreme Recorded Rainfall in Kerayong River Catchment,

Mohd Nor Desa

 

09:00 - 10:30

PR2: River Management
Chairman: Ruth Clarke
Venue: Bursa

P1100

(0900-0915)

Moringa Oleifera Seeds for Use in Water Treatment,

Eman N.Ali, Suleyman A. Muyibi, Hamzah.M. Salleh, Mohd Ramlan M., Md Zahangir Alam

P1102

(0915-0930)

Integrating Official and Traditional Flood Hazard Management in Malaysia, Chan Ngai Weng, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab Ghani, Tan Yen Lian

P1087

(0930-0945)

Impacts of Excessive Sand and Gravel Mining at Balaroud River,

B. Lashkar Ara, M. Shafai Bajestan, K. Hemmadi

P1062

(0945-1000)

Storm Water Treatment using Bio-Ecological Drainage System,

Khairul Rahmah Ayub, Lariyah Mohd. Sidek , Anita Ainan, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Rozi Abdullah

P1041

(1000-1015)

Physical Modeling of a Novel Reservoir Flushing System,

Yeoh J.S, Loveless J.H

P1064

(1015-1030)

Stormwater Treatment Using Constructed Wetland,

Nor Asmaliza, Khairul Rahmah Ayub, Lariyah Mohd. Sidek, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Rozi Abdullah

 

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Technical Session 4 : 23rd September 2004

11:00 - 12:30

PR1: River Hydraulics & Hydrology
Chairman: Prof. P. Y. Julien
Venue: Atrina

P1032

(11:00-11:15)

Development of Bank Protection Solutions in Bangladesh,

Knut Oberhageman, Abdun Noor

P1033

(11:15-11:30)

Distribution of Bottom Sediment in the Kuala Terengganu River Estuary During the Non-Monsoon and Monsoon Season,

Jamil Tajam, Kamaruzzaman Yunus, Noor Azhar Mohd Shazili, Ahmad Shamsuddin Ahmad

P1035

(11:30-11:45)

The Effect of Bed Roughness on Velocity Profile in Open Channels,

A. Mahdavi, M.H. Omid

P1047

(11:45-12:00)

The Response of Alluvial Channels to the Passage of Floods,

E.M. Valentine, C. Ershadi

P1061

(12:00-12:15)

Measurement of Bed Load Transport for Selected Small Streams in Malaysia,

Chang Chun Kiat, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Zorkeflee Abu Hasan, Rozi Abdullah

P1065

(12:15-12:30)

Development Of Sediment Transport Equations For Selected Rivers In Malaysia,

Ahmad Shukri Yahaya, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Noor Azman Ibrahim, Junaidah Ariffin

P1049

(12:30-12:45)

Erosion Risk Potential Based on Rainfall Characteristic at Highland Resort Area in Malaysia,

Roslan Zainal Abidin, Siti Atikaa Hanom Hadie

 

11:00 - 12.30

PR2: Case Study
Chairman: Prof. Roslan Zainal Abidin
Venue: Bursa

P1057

(11:00-11:15)

Erosion and Sediment Control Plan,

Noraini Mohd Tamin, Azman Abu Bakar

P1058

(11:15-11:30)

Application of Digital Camera Imagery to Estimate Total Suspended Solids (TSS) in Prai River, Penang,

Lim Hwee San, Mohd Zubir Mat Jafri, Khiruddin Abdullah, Mohd Noordin Abu Bakar

P1073

(11:30-11:45)

Drainage Improvement Work For High Density Development: Case Study of Taman Mangga, Taman Pinang, Taman Sentul and Taman Sentul Jaya,

Lau Tze Liang, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Rozi Abdullah

P1094

(11:45-12:00)

Tidal Circulation, Salinity Intrusion and Sediment Transport in the Lower Part of the Hooghly River,

P.C. Sinha, G.K. Jena

P1095

(12:00-12:15)

Predicting the Pattern of Sedimentation in a Storage Reservoir,

Y. Hassanzadeh

P1069

(12:15-12:30)

Performance for Flow Attenuation Using Subsurface Tanks: Case Study in USM Perak Branch Campus,

Lau Tze Liang, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Chang Chun Kiat, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Rozi Abdullah

P1088

(12:30-12:45)

Providing Leadership in River Management & Restoration in the 21st Century,

Muhamad Yakup Bin Kari, William Jinep, Teo Swee Ann, Kazuo Otsubo, Hitler Edward Dandu

 

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Technical Session 5 : 23rd September 2004

02:00 - 03:15

PR1: River Hydraulics & Hydrology
Chairman: Prof. R. Narayanan
Venue: Atrina

P1040

(02:00-02:15)

Hurst Phenomenon in Malaysia Flood Peak Series,

Ismail Atan, Mohd Shani Awaluddin

P1050

(02:15-02:30)

The Rainfall Intensity-Duration-Frequency (IDF) Relationship for Ungauged Sites in Penisular Malaysia Using A Mathematical Formulation,

Mohd Zaki M. Amin, Ahmad Jamaluddin Shabaan

P1013

(02:30-02:45)

River Micromodel Flood Routing Analysis,

Hosien Fathian, Mohammad Javad Khanjani

P1074

(02:45-03:00)

Calibration of the Soil Conservation Services (SCS) Method in Peninsular Malaysia Using Sungai Tasoh Catchment, Negeri Perlis,

Rozi Abdullah, Yip Hing Wai, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani

P1082

(03:00-03:15)

Flow in Compound Channels,

Lai Sai Hin, Nabil Bessaih

 

02:00 - 03:30

PR2: River Management
Chairman: Nora Metsaranta
Venue: Bursa

P1093

(02:00-02:15)

Managing Local Scour at Balaroud River Bed Downstream of Inverted Siphon,

B. Lashkar Ara, M. Shafai Bajestan

P1070

(02:15-02:30)

Water Quality Monitoring at Perai Industrial Park during Wet Season,

Khairul Rahmah Ayub, Faridah Abu Hassan Asaari, Rozi Abdullah, Lau Tze Liang, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab Ghani

P1051

(02:30-02:45)

Flood Plain Analysis and Development of Flood Risk Map for Sungai Selangor Basin,

Haji Abdul Jalil Hassan 

P1072

(02:45-03:00)

Effect of a 100-year Flood on River Stability: Case Study of Kulim River,

Chang Chun Kiat, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Rozi Abdullah

P1037

(03:00-03:15)

Importance of Sewerage Management in Laterally River Pollution,

Noorhashim Baron

P1077

(03:00-03:15)

An Assessment of Stormwater Management Practices Using MSMA Manual in Malaysia,

Lariyah Mohd Sidek, Kaoru Takara, Nor Azazi Zakaria, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani, Rozi Abdullah

P1067

(03:15-03:30)

River Restoration Through Bank Stabilization Using FLUVIAL-12: Case Study of Raia River, Ipoh, Perak,

Ahmad Darus, Aminuddin Ab. Ghani ,Nor Azazi Zakaria, Rozi Abdullah, Chang Chun Kiat

 

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Last Update : 16th Sept 2004

       21st - 23rd September 2004 @ Mutiara Beach Resort, Penang, Malaysia