funded by USAID and is carried out in collaboration with Washington State University, Purdue University, Hashemite University and Jordan University for Science and Technology. The project involves preparation and delivery of training material in different water areas. Fifty different courses were delivered. Beside the training component, the project also involves evaluation of Zara/Maen waters in the Jordan valley for potential use for drinking purposes. The project started in March 2000, and is still going on.