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4 May 2021 TEL AVIV
Since 1997, much research and monitoring has gone into addressing the primary pollutants in Israel’s streams: sewage, animal waste, agricultural drainage, and summer droughts.
7 Apr 2021 TEL AVIV, Israel
Water Sharing Arrangement Sates Back To 1994 Peace Treaty. Jordan Drought Continues. Natanyahu's Fractious Relationship With King Abdullah.
11 Jan 2021 TEL AVIV
Israel's national water company, Mekorot, is on the verge of signing its first deal to provide Bahrain with desalination technology for brackish water. Although the company did not release its projections for it, the deal is said to be worth millions of dollars annually. When Bahrain's Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism Zayed bin Rashid visited Israel last month, he said his country was particularly interested in promoting cooperation on Israeli knowhow and experience in this field
9 Jan 2021 TEL AVIV, Israel
PUBLISHER'S CORRECTION, 13 January:This news article (OOSKAnews and The Water Diplomat) has been corrected to reflect a mis-spelling in the original article of "Metulla", and a misrepresentation of the legal status of the town.Lebanese and Israeli media are reporting a dispute over a border region irrigation project, centring on reservoirs under construction on the Al-Wazzani River on the El-Hamames hill in southern Lebanon, close to the Israeli town of Metulla...
11 Dec 2020 TEL AVIV
European Union officials promised to help provide Gaza with COVID-19 vaccines and clear water, when a delegation from its Office of the EU Representative made its first visit to the Strip in four years. “The moment these vaccines become available we will try our utmost in close cooperation with the United Nations to facilitate this vaccine to those most in need,” Burgsdorff said, adding that this included the elderly and health care workers...
23 Nov 2020 TEL AVIV
Palestinian-Israeli water issue could be resolved now if leaders on both sides give it priority, EcoPeace director says in a new video report. Former Palestinian Authority Water Minister Shaddad Attili has said that Jordan, Israel and the Palestinians are competing for water. “We are sharing almost all of our resources with Israel,” he says adding that this is causing a massive shortage...
29 Jul 2020 TEL AVIV, Israel
Two more cyber attacks against Israeli water infrastructure were reportedly attempted in mid-July; Israeli Water Authority have confirmed that no damage was inflicted.“These were specific, small drainage installations in the agriculture sector that were immediately and independently repaired by the locals, causing no harm to serve or any real-world effects,” the Water Authority said in a statement...
29 Jul 2020 Tel Aviv, Israel
Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank threatens to block possible cooperative regional approaches to solving water and energy issues while endangering the food security of Palestinians and halting cross-border environmental cooperation, a new report warns.“Annexation, as proposed by the current Israeli government, is a unilateral act of land appropriation, which will annex Palestinian land but not people, further aggravating the power imbalance of the occupation and further endangering chances to reach a fair and just solution”, according to the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies, which is based in Israel...
18 May 2020 TEL AVIV
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 water pipes that were supplying a local farm with fresh water...
12 May 2020 TEL AVIV
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 between Washington and Beijing. The Americans are worried that the Chinese firm Hutchison will win the tender to build the world’s largest desalination plant planned for the Palmahim Mediterranean coast in the south of Israel.
28 Apr 2020 TEL AVIV
Most ritual baths [called mikvehs, or mikvaot] in Israel operate without a business license and with substandard sanitary conditions and little oversight, the Health Ministry says, but the authorities are still letting them operate during the coronavirus crisis. “The sanitary quality is not satisfactory, particularly the water quality,” the report states… The law requires that samples of mikveh water be taken monthly...
28 Apr 2020 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 April action appears to have been coordinated but there was no damage to the water supply...