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  1. Israel Water Authority Says Opposition to New Desal Plant Could Be NIMBY Syndrome

    23 Jun 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post A plan to build a desalination plant in northern Israel has drawn the ire of local residents and legislators as well. However, an official from the Israel Water Authority said the harsh reac ...

    Local Press Report - 06/23/2016 - 08:47

  2. Palestinians Petition Israeli High Court Over Lack of Water

    27 Mar 2014- 10:37 by OOSKAnews Correspondent JERUSALEM, Israel Palestinians in East Jerusalem, who have gone three weeks without water supply, this week petitioned the country’s High Court of Justice to intervene. The East Jerusalem neighborhoods of Ras ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/27/2014 - 10:37

  3. Israeli Desal Facilities to Run at 70 Percent in 2014

    3 Jan 2014- 10:14 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM The Jerusalem Post After two sufficiently wet winters, Israel will be operating its desalination facilities at only 70 percent capacity during 2014, government officials recently decided. Although the coun ...

    Local Press Report - 01/03/2014 - 10:14

  4. Israeli West Bank Settlements Dump 2.2 Million Cubic Meters of Untreated Sewage Per Year

    4 Jun 2013- 10:05 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Nearly one-third of the sewage treatment plants in Israel’s West Bank settlements are not working properly, allowing some 2.2 million cubic meters of untreated sewage to be dumped directly into ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/04/2013 - 10:05

  5. Israel Increases Water Supply to Jordan

    Israel has increased its water supply to Jordan, even though the lower house of the Jordanian Parliament recently called for ending the 19-year peace treaty between the two countries. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/23/2013 - 10:01

  6. Israeli Manufacturers Oppose Hike in Industrial Water Rates

    Israel’s Manufacturers’ Association is calling on the Israel Water Authority to halt a 17.5 percent hike in industrial water rates set to kick in on January 1, 2013. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/20/2012 - 08:00

  7. Israeli Farmers to Receive 25 Million Cubic Meter Water Increase

    Israel’s agriculture sector is set to receive a 25 million cubic meter increase in water supply in 2013, after six years of strict rationing. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2012 - 09:47

  8. Jordan Accuses Israel of Violating Water Agreement, Legal Action Threatened

    The heads of Jordan and Israel’s Water authorities will meet in Tel Aviv on September 12 over allegations that Israel is illegally pumping water from the Jordan River to irrigate Jewish settlements in the West Bank. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2012 - 11:02

  9. Private Interests Don’t Control Israel Water

    25 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel The Israel Water Authority is attempting to refute assertions from the state comptroller that big business has too much influence on the price of desalinated water in Israel. “We are controlli ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:14

  10. Lake Kinneret Levels Still Low

    6 Feb 2012- 13:17 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post (Israel) Despite heavy rainfall in northern Israel in January, the water level in Lake Kinneret, a main water source in the area, is still below the basin’s bottom red line. Water Authority s ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:30

  11. Did Desalination Expansion, Conservation End Israel’s Water Crisis?

    23 May 2011- 12:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s expansion of seawater desalination, coupled with conservation efforts and heavy winter rains, has ended the nation’s water crisis, according to former head of the Water Authority Uri ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2012 - 14:58

  12. Insufficiently Treated Wastewater Threatens Streams

    18 Apr 2011- 14:18 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post (Israel) Regional environmental organization Friends of the Earth Middle East (FoEME) has criticized the Water Authority’s plan to dump some 500,000 cubic meters of treated wastewater in ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 15:03

  13. Minimal Cutbacks Could Mean Big Water Savings

    8 Nov 2010- 13:48 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Jerusalem Post (Israel) Even small cutbacks in individual water use could add up to savings equivalent to two large desalination plants, according to Water Authority spokesman Uri Schor. "Each ...

    Local Press Report - 01/14/2011 - 03:00