A seminar was held at Basra Engineering Technical College, concerning the treatment of water scarcity in Basra city.
Under his supervision Dr. Mudhaffar S. Al-Zuhairy the president of Southern Technical University STU, BETC held a seminar concerning the treatment of water scarcity in Basra city and seeking for alternatives. Dr. Adnan Abdulla Ateeq the dean of BETC and some of his staff and students attended the seminar. Some research papers were presented during the seminar concerning underground reserved water types and alternatives. The research papers were presented by lecturers from Basra University, Directorate of Water Resources and Directorate of Groundwater as well as lecturers from BETC.