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  • 18 Dec 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Israel Hayom Seeking to fight the surging water crisis, the Israeli government has approved the construction of another desalination plant, this time in the Western Galilee. The new facility will join an unrivaled array of five desalination plants
  • 13 Aug 2019- 07:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Haaretz The Haifa District Court ruled on Monday, in response to a petition from environmental group Adam Teva V'Din, that the Dead Sea Works cannot continue to pump water from the sea to their industrial ponds without receiving water
  • 8 Mar 2019- 06:59 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Middle East Monitor Israeli forces and the Israeli Civil Administration cut the water supply to 2,600 of Palestinians living in communities in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley, northern occupied West Bank, yesterday. Israeli forces also cut off
  • 28 Jan 2019- 09:35 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sputnik International The Red Sea-Dead Sea water project, a planned 200 km canal which would bring water from the Red Sea to a desalination centre in the Dead Sea port of Aqaba, Jordan, has been under consideration since 2013, but stalled by
  • 30 Oct 2018- 12:54 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Globes Four months after the government approved a strategic plan for coping with Israel's prolonged drought, the ministerial tenders committee, representing the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of National Infrastructure, Energy, and Water
  • 8 Oct 2018- 09:26 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post Seven local and international groups have submitted initial bids to construct the world’s largest desalination plant in Israel, the Finance Ministry announced on Sunday. The public-private partnership project called Sorek 2, due to
  • 8 Sep 2018- 07:33 by OOSKAnews Info TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority announced at the end of August that, even with an increase in rainfall over previous years, the country can expect the country's 5 year drought to continue. Three threshold lines mark the water status in the Kinneret
  • 22 Aug 2018- 09:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Health authorities in Israel are considering making more rivers and streams in the Golan Heights off-limits to the public after more than 60 people were hospitalized with suspected leptospirosis. The Jordan has been added to the list of
  • 11 Jul 2018- 13:41 by OOSKAnews Info Tel Aviv, Israel Researchers who monitored nearly 200,000 people in Israel have found that those who were drinking desalinated water showed an increased risk of heart disease as compared to those consuming natural water. (Times of Israel) In a report published
  • 26 Feb 2018- 13:39 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Haaretz The use of desalinated water has significantly improved the quality of effluent (treated wastewater), leading to a dramatic increase – from 32 percent to 80 percent – in the proportion of effluent that is suitable for all types of irrigation
  • 16 Jan 2018- 08:51 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Ynet News Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Resources Yuval Steinitz has convened an emergency meeting on Israel’s depleted water resources. Among the ideas mooted was increasing the output of desalination plants and reducing the
  • 13 Dec 2017- 08:02 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Times of Israel The Sea of Galilee’s ever-dropping water level is causing rising salinity in the reservoir and harming the quality of the water. Israel’s Water Authority is hard at work on projects to pump out salt water from the lake, in order
  • 14 Nov 2017- 12:13 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Times o Israel Israel has reportedly told Jordan that a joint agreement for the construction of a pipeline transferring water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea will not go ahead until Israel is allowed to reopen its embassy in Amman. Climate
  • 10 Nov 2017- 09:22 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The New Arab Israeli settlers stole a 400-metre water pipe used by Palestinians in the village of Ein el-Sakout in the Jordan Valley on Tuesday, official Palestinian Authority owned WAFA news agency reported, highlighting the growing tension in the
  • 22 Aug 2017- 09:02 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Sic-News A team of Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) archaeologists and students has discovered an Assyrian-period water system near Rosh Ha-Ayin, a city in the Central District of Israel. The reservoir is nearly 20 m (65 feet) long, over 4 m (13