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  • 18 May 2020- 08:34 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV WAFA Israeli forces demolished this morning animal barns and seized water pipes in al-Ras al-Ahmar and al-Buqeiah villages in the northern Jordan Valley, according to human rights defender Aref Daraghme. Soldiers broke into al-Buqeiah and seized
  • 12 May 2020- 09:27 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Al-Monitor US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to arrive in Israel on May 13. Though there are many issues on his agenda, one specific topic is particularly sensitive, since it revolves around Israel’s involvement in the worsening clash
  • 28 Apr 2020- 07:25 by Staff- Water Diplomat TEL AVIV, Israel Israel’s Water Authority has reported that a number of cyber attacks on command and control systems of several wastewater treatment plants, pumping stations and sewage water infrastructure were attempted throughout the country. The 24-25
  • 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
  • 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

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