Filer of Presenters Dr. (Eng.) S.S.Sivakumar is Head of the Department of Civil Engineering in the Faculty of Engineering at University of Jaffna and he was the Coordinator for the establishment of engineering faculty at University of Jaffna in Killinochchi. He has worked in Irrigation Department since 1983 in various capacities, worked as Project Director of World Bank funded Emergency Recovery Project (ENReP) of Ministry of Economic Development and Director- Planning of Ministry of Irrigation and Agriculture, Deputy Director of Irrigation, Mullaitivu and Deputy Project Director of World Bank funded North East Irrigated Agriculture Project (NEIAP). He is a Charted Engineer and Fellow Member of the Institution of Engineers Sri Lanka(IESL),Life Member of International Committee of Large Dams, Life Member of Indian Water Resource Society andLife Member of Sri Lanka Association of Advancement of Science (SLAAS).Currently he is the President of the Section B of Jaffna Science Association and Chairman of the Faculty Research Committee. His main research areas are water resource utility of Northern river basins, water management in irrigation schemes, and ground water development of Jaffna peninsula, project management strategies in post conflict recovery period and environmental concerns and social responsibility. He serves as Member of Expert committee to advice Chief Minister of Northern Provincial Council on Jaffna-Kilinochchi Water Supply and Sanitation Project. He has published more than fifty articles related to his research works in local and international publications. He graduated from University of Peradeniya in 1982 and obtained masters from Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT), Roorkee, India in 1994 and Doctorate from University of Moratuwa in 2008. Hydropower/Water Resources Engineer, Norconsult AS, Norway. Eng. S.Kuganesan is working as a Hydropower/Water Resources Engineer in Energy Division at Norconsult AS, leading engineering and design consultancy in Norway. He has also worked as a Project Engineer in Mullaitivu district, Sri Lanka in the World Bank funded North East Irrigated Agriculture Project (NEIAP). His research interests include improving the hydrological modelling, advancement of runoff forecasting, water utilization of intermittent rivers, salt water intrusion in to the ground water aquifer. He obtained BSc.Eng. degree in 2002from University of Peradeniya and master’s degree in Hydropower Development from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway. He engages with research works of Jaffna lagoon under the supervision of Dr. (Eng.) S.S.Sivakumar at the Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Jaffna.