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5th EWaS (Efficient Water Systems) International Conference, Naples 12-15 July 2022

The deadline for the submission of abstracts for the 5th EWaS International Conference (Naples, Italy. 12-15 July 2022) is extended to January 10th, 2022.

Please submit your abstract using the following platform: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ewas5

•      Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15th, 2021 January 10th, 2022

•      Notification of Abstract Acceptance: November 30th, 2021 January 25th, 2022

•      Full Paper Submission: January 31st, 2022 February 28th, 2022

The University of Thessaly, Civil Engineering Department and the University of Naples Federico II, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Department are glad to release the 1st announcement and the call for papers of the 5th EWaS (Efficient Water Systems) International Conference on “Water Security and Safety Management: emerging threats or new challenges? Moving from Therapy and Restoration to Prognosis and Prevention”, taking place in Naples, Italy, from 12th to 15th July, 2022.


The official language of the conference is English.


The Conference will take place at the “Centro Congressi” of the University of Naples Federico II (Via Partenope, 36, 80121 Naples, Italy).

Themes & Topics

  • Water security and safety fostering water resilience (e.g.: raw water treatment)

  • Sustainable water management in circular economy

  • Water – Energy – Food Nexus

  • Internet of Things (IoT) solutions aiding water management

  • Innovative methods for urban water cycle management (e.g.: smart/mega cities; hydro-energy recovery in water systems)

  • Wastewater treatment and water resource recovery facilities

  • Non-conventional water resources (e.g.: desalination, rainwater harvesting, yellow water)

  • Experimental and computational methods in hydraulic engineering 

  • Riverine and coastal engineering

  • Hydrological response to Climate Change

  • Environmental crisis and hazards (e.g.: drought scenarios, Nature Based Solutions NBSs for climate resilience systems)

  • Groundwater modelling

Keynote Speakers

The Organizing Committee is glad to announce that Prof. Z. Kapelan (TU Delft), Prof. D. Savic (KWR Water Research Institute) and Prof. J.J. Sansalone (University of Florida) will give keynote speeches during the Conference.

Further keynote speakers will be announced soon.

Special Sessions

  • S.S.1: Water supply and network design, modelling and management in a changing environment. Chairman: Prof. M. Franchini – University of Ferrara (IT)
  • S.S.2: Assessing the resilience of critical water Infrastructure: planning for the unknown. Chairman: Prof. C. Makropoulos – National Technical University of Athens (GR)
  • S.S.3: Impact of climate change on hydrological extremes. Chairmen: Prof. S. Manfreda & Assoc. Prof. L. Cimorelli – University of Naples Federico II (IT)
  • S.S.4: Technological innovation in water networks: digital water, smart control and energy efficiency. Chairwoman: Prof. H. M. Ramos – University of Lisbon (PT)
  • S.S.5: Novel technologies and approaches for water and wastewater treatment and monitoring: from ideas to results. Chairman: Prof. G. V. Korshin – University of Washington (USA)

Abstract Submission

Abstracts should be submitted at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ewas5

The abstracts should include the title of the paper, the names and full affiliation(s) of the author(s), the respective keywords (max. 5) and the Conference's specific theme and topic the paper fits in. The length of the text should not exceed 300 words.

For the preparation of your abstract please download the Abstract Template and use it in preparing your contribution.


Registration Fees


Early Bird

(till 28/02/2022)


Late Bird

(till 31/03/2022)


After 31/03/2022

& On Site




350 €


450 €


600 €




190 €


240 €


300 €


1-Day Participation***


140 €


140 €


140 €


Accompanying Person****


150 €


150 €


150 €