The 2 nd EWaS International Conference is organized by the University of Thessaly and the Technical University of Crete. The conference is aiming to bring together scientists dealing with challenges encountered throughout the entire water cycle. Specifically, scientists will address and discuss issues related to efficient and sustainable water systemsa€™ management toward worth-living development. The Conferencea€™s topics deal with hydraulics, hydrology, water resources systems management, urban water management, riverine systems, hydrodynamics and waves, climate change smart cities, row and waste water treatment, waste management and groundwater and irrigation systems. We are looking forward to welcoming you in Chania in June 2016.