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Winners of WatSave Awards 2016


 

Technology Award

 

Prof. Li Jiusheng (China)

 

For his work on "“Innovation and Extension of Sprinkler and Micro Irrigation Technologies in China”.

 

Congratulations to Prof. Li Jiusheng!

 

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Innovative Water Management Award 

 

Mr. Va-Son Boonkird and Dr. Watchara Suiadee (Thailand)

 

For their work on “Innovation, Implementation and Extension of the Water Saving Integrated Smart Farming – AWDI Technique in Thailand”

 

Congratulations to Mr. Va-Son Boonkird and Dr. Watchara Suiadee!


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Young Professional Award 

 

Dr. Mohamed El-Hagarey (Egypt)

 

For his work on “Save Irrigation Water Using the Innovative Machine of Soil and Water Management for Rice Crop Cultivation (SWMR)”.

 

Congratulations to Dr. Mohamed El-Hagarey!

 

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Farmer Award

 

Mr. Chandra Shekhar H. Bhadsavle, Mr. Changdev K. Nirguda and Mr. Anil D. Nivalkar (India)

 

For their work on  “Sanguna Rice Technique – Zero Till, Conservation Agriculture”

 

Congratulations to Mr. Chandra Shekhar H. Bhadsavle, Mr. Changdev K. Nirguda and Mr. Anil D. Nivalkar!

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(A) INNOVATIVE WATER MANAGEMENT AWARD

Title of the award winning contribution

Award winner(s)

Innovation, Implementation and Extension of the Water Saving Integrated Smart Farming – AWDI Technique in Thailand Mr. Va-Son Boonkird and Dr. Watchara Suiadee, Thailand (2016)

Crop Rotation: An Approach to Save Irrigation Water under Water Scarcity in Egypt

Prof. Samiha Ouda and Prof. Abd-El-Hafeez-Zohry, Egypt (2015)

Improving growth, Yield and Water Productivity of some Maize Cultivars by new planting Method

Dr.Yosri Ibrahim Mohamed Atta, Egypt (2014)
Jiamakou Irrigation Scheme (JIS), China Mr. Zhang Xuehui, China (2013)

Integrated water recovery provides regional growth
for Northern Victoria, Australia

Mr. Peter McCamish, Australia (2012)

 

Participatory Rainwater Conservation of Rainfed Agriculture of Vidarbha Region (Maharashtra), India

Prof. Dr. Subhash Madhawrao Taley, India (2011)

Water distribution management at the Vaalharts irrigation scheme

Mr. Kobus Harbron, South Africa (2010)

Transformation of irrigation through management transfer

Messrs Shahaji Manikrao Somawanshi, Bharat Kawale and Sanjay Madhukar Belsare, India (2009)

Innovative Method for Rice Irrigation with High Potential of Water Saving

Dr. Yousri Ibrahim Atta, Egypt (2008)

Provision of Irrigation Scheduling Advice to Small Scale Sugarcane Farmers Using a Web Based Crop Model and Cellular Technology: A South African Case Study

Dr. Abraham Singels, South Africa (2007)

Water Administration System (WAS)

Dr. Nico Benadé, South Africa (2006)

Innovative Water Saving Technologies in China

Prof. Li Daixin, China (2005)

An initiative towards saving of water and sustainable Irrigation Management in Maharashtra State, India

Er. Suresh. V. Sodal, India (2004)

Comprehensive approach in water resources management such as Irrigation, Drainage, On-Farm Water Management, Water Quality, Groundwater Modeling, Contaminant Transport

Dr. Muhammad Akram Kahlown, Pakistan (2003)

Spatio-Drainage Approach: A Tool for Proper Management, Accurate Design and Cost Effective
Subsurface Drainage Projects and Water Saving

Dr. Mahmoud Moustafa, Egypt (2002)

Water-Saving Irrigation Practice in China - Demands, Technical System, Current Situation,
Development Objective, And Countermeasures

Prof. Gu Yuping, China (2001)

Modernization Plan of Mula Traditional Irrigations

Dr. Francisco del Amor Garcia, Spain (2000)

Modified Drainage System for Rice Growing Areas : A Tool for Water Saving

Eng. Hussein El-Atfy, Egypt (1999)

Development of Water Saving Irrigation Technique On Large Paddy Rice Area in Guangxi Region of China

Prof. Wu Xijin, China (1998)

TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Title of the award winning contribution

Award winner(s)

Innovation and Extension of Sprinkler and Micro Irrigation Technologies in China Prof. Li Jiusheng, China (2016)

Water Saving, Pollution Prevention and Emission Reduction of Paddy Rice

Li Xinjian, China) (2015)

Benefits of the South San Joaquin Irrigation District’s Pilot Pressure Irrigation Project

Jeff Shaw and Todd Kotey, USA (2014)

Thin and exposed irrigation Prof. Yi Yongqing, China (2013)

Theory and technology of controlled irrigation of rice in China

Prof. Peng Shizhang, China (2012)

SAPWAT 3: Irrigation Water Planning Tool

Messrs Pieter S van Heerden and Charles T Crosby, South Africa (2011)

Irrigation water security: promoting on-farm reservoirs in the UK

Dr. Keith Weatherhead, Mr. Melvyn Kay and Dr. Jerry Knox, UK (2010)

Wheat Bed Planter

Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, Pakistan (2009)

 Micro Irrigation – A Technology for Prosperity

Dr. Yella Reddy, Mr. Satyanarayana and Mrs.G Andal, India (2008)

Growing Rice with Pivots – A Step Towards Water Conservation

Messrs Werner and Herbert Arns, Brazil (2007)

Contributions and Achievements to Water-savings in Agriculture

Prof. Kang Shaozhong, China (2006)

Efficient Water and Resource-saving Technique of Soils Pre-sowing Treatment Under Winter Wheat Cultivation Conditions

Mr. Omar Redjepow, Turkmenistan (2004)

Wetting Front Detector: A New Tool to Help Farmers Save Water

[ Winner of the People's Choice Award for the best presentation at Irrigation Australia Conference ]

Dr. Richard John Stirzaker (2003)

Dripping with success- The Challenges of an Irrigation Redevelopment Project

Mr. Robert E. Merry, UK (2002)

Rotational irrigation scheduling in rice paddy with the operation rule curve of irrigation reservoir

Prof. Tai Cheol Kim, Korea (2001)

Water Efficient Irrigation and Environmentally
Sustainable Irrigated Rice Production in China

Prof. Mao Zhi, China (2000)

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS AWARD

Title of the award winning contribution

Award winner(s)

Save Irrigation Water Using the Innovative Machine of Soil and Water Management for Rice Crop Cultivation (SWMR) Dr. Mohamed El-Hagarey, Egypt (2016)

Development and application of innovative and advanced simulation tools for the evaluation and optimization of surface irrigation systems

Dr. Malcolm Gillies, Australia (2009)

Water Banking – Conjunctive Water Use Management Approach for Water Saving and Improve Productivity and Environmental Performance

Dr. Amgad Elmahdi, Australia (2008)

Micro Irrigation – A technology to save water

Ms. Neelam Patel, India (2006)

Computer-Aided Mapping Irrigation Scheduling for Arab Republic of Egypt

Dr. Mohamed Maher Mohamed Ibrahim, Egypt (2005)

IGRA: An Approach for the Application of the Benchmarking Initiative to Irrigation Areas

Dr. Juan Antonio Rodriguez Diaz, Spain (2004)

Contribution in the field of flow measurement, canal system modernization and operations improvements, debris and fish screening at irrigation diversions, hydrology, and improved hydraulic laboratory techniques

Mr. Tony L. Wahl, USA (2003)

A Scientific Approach for Water Management in Rice Fields

Dr. Ashutosh Upadhyaya, India (2002)

Participatory Irrigation Management in Katepurna Irrigation Project : A Success Story

Er. Sanjay M. Belsare, India (2001)

Decision-Making Support System for Irrigation Water management of Jingtai Chuan Pumping Irrigation Scheme at the Upper Reaches of Yellow River

Dr. Gao Zhanyi, China (1999)

FARMER AWARD

Award winning success story

Award winning farmer(s)

Sanguna Rice Technique – Zero Till, Conservation Agriculture Mr. Chandra Shekhar H. Bhadsavle, Mr. Changdev K. Nirguda and Mr. Anil D. Nivalkar, India (2016)

Group Farming and Micro Irrigation a Way to Prosperity

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Bhagwan M. Kapse, India (2015)

The Willow Creek Piping Project

Mr. Jerry Erstrom, USA (2011)

Rainwater conservation through natural cracks in deep black soils

Mr. Arvind Narayanrao Nalkande, India (2009)

   

 


 

SPONSORS

 

  • 2017 - Mexican National Committee of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (MXCID)
  • 2016 - Thai National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (THAICID)
  • 2015 - Association Française pour l'Etude des Irrigations et du Drainage (AFEID)
  • 2014 - Korean National Committee on Irrigationand Drainage (KCID)
  • 2013 - Turkish National Committee, ICID (TUCID)
  • 2012 - Irrigation Australia's Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (IACID)
  • 2011 - Iranian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (IRNCID)
  • 2010 - Indonesian National Committee of ICID (INACID) & Chinese National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (CNCID)
  • 2009 - Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCID)
  • 2008 - Pakistan National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (PANCID)
  • 2007 - U.S. National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (USCID)
  • 2006 - Malaysian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (MANCID), andSpanish National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (CERYD)
  • 2005 - Spanish National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (CERYD)
  • 2004 - French National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (AFEID)
  • 2003 - Japanese National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (JNC-ICID)
  • 2002 - Canadian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (CANCID)
  • 2001 - Korean National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (KCID)
  • 2000 - Indian National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (INCID)
  • 1999 - Chinese National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (CNCID)
  • 1998 - Netherlands National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage (NETHCID), Directorate General of Public Works & Water Management, and IHE Delft