Among the quotations and words for memory on the excellence of the MWRI and its research institutions are:
"There is recognition that scientists, technicians, and engineers do not operate in isolation, but have ethical and social responsibilities that can not be ignore. The challenge of the water resources scientific community is to contribute to identifying and implementing safeguards so that future generations can enjoy the availability and quality of freshwater. When we look back at the past activities of the NWRC, we cannot help but admire the vital contribution of research and studies done by the center's various institutions. We all look forward to a very productive future for the (NWRC) as its programs contribute to the advance of knowledge about resources, irrigation and drainage in Egypt" said H.E. Dr. Mahmoud Abu Zeid, Minister Water Resource and Irrigation of Egypt.
"Egypt has set an example for other developing countries to follow" said IDRC-Canada representative in Cairo Office.
"Since its creation the National Water Research Center has become one of the nation's pre-eminent centers of excellence" (TWAS)" quoted at the Third World Academy of Science.