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Gaza to Get Water, 'Gestures'

A woman was hurt by a Kassam rocket Monday, a day before Israel announced a slew of 'gestures' for Gaza Arabs.David Lev, 8/2/2011, 9:19 PM

Lake Kinneret Water Level Drops

The water level in Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) has dropped 20 centimeters in the past month, according to environmental officials.Chana Ya'ar, 7/7/2011, 7:04 PM

Shhh: Jordan Buys Israeli Water

A Jordanian paper reports that Jordan is negotiating with Israel, and not for the first time, for the purchase of water from the Sea of Galilee. Hillel Fendel, 6/6/2011, 12:24 PM

Israel to PA: Agree on Water?

The PA is refusing to cooperate with Israel on water conservation and quality control, leaving its own people in the lurch. Chana Ya'ar, 6/1/2011, 7:03 PM

Water for PA and the ‘Big Lie’

The PA claims Israel denies water for Arabs, but reports prove Israel – unlike Jordan before 1967 – has connected most of the PA to water grid.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 2/20/2011, 5:27 PM

Kinneret Rises, but Slowly

The Kinneret has started to rise – but far more slowly than in previous years, with just one-fourth last year's increase.Maayana Miskin, 2/6/2011, 8:35 PM

New Water Crisis Management Plan

Israel's Cabinet has approved a multi-prong plan to deal with the growing water crisis in the country. First up: more desalination.Chana Ya'ar, 1/30/2011, 11:04 AM

Rains Raise Lake Kinneret Waters

Weekend rains have brought the water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) up by 2.5 centimeters (1 inch), the Water Authority said Sunday.Chana Ya'ar, 1/9/2011, 11:12 AM

Israeli Apples for Syrian Water

Israel and Syria are involved in indirect talks to export Israeli apples in return for Syrian water, according to Likud’s Druze MK Ayoub Kara.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/4/2011, 4:49 PM

Yeshiva Boys Win Water Prize

Students at Machon Lev, a Torah-and-technology institution, have developed a small, cheap sensor that warns of water leaks in home piping systems.Hillel Fendel, 12/16/2010, 2:08 PM

Landau on Water Crisis

Israel's Minister of National Infrastructure asks government offices to work together to solve Israel’s continuing water crisis.Elad Benari, 12/14/2010, 8:05 AM

Israel Helps with Desalination

Technological cooperation works as Israeli company conducts desalination seminar for Jordanians and PA Arabs in Kibbutz Shefayim. Elad Benari, 11/22/2010, 8:40 AM

PA Arabs 'Augment' Water Supply

Though the PA has its own water system, Arabs often illegally siphon water from Israeli pipes. Mekorot/police disconnected 230 pirate connections.Hillel Fendel, 8/30/2010, 3:28 PM

100,000 Water-Savers Installed

Water Authority project installs "Chas-cham" conserving device on sinks in over 40,000 homes in central and southern Israel. Eli Stutz, 8/17/2010, 5:24 PM

Water Theft in Hevron Region

Jews living in the Hevron region face daily water theft at the hands of their PA neighbors; thieves use as much as 75% of water.Maayana Miskin, 6/24/2010, 6:15 PM

Huge Desalination Plant Planned

The cabinet has approved construction of a desalination plant south of Tel Aviv that is to supply 300 million cubic meters of water per year.Maayana Miskin, 6/21/2010, 4:55 PM

PM Speeds Plans for Desalination

PM asks for quick answers on proposed desalination project, commits to cutting bureaucracy to slash water prices.Maayana Miskin, 4/11/2010, 7:54 PM

Sea of Galilee Up Six Cm

Water flowed in from the Jordan River and was not pumped out of the northern lake. The result: a 2.5 inch rise in the water level.Gil Ronen, 4/6/2010, 10:24 PM

Jerusalem Recycles Mikvah Water

The city of Jerusalem will reuse water from mikvaot (ritual baths) in hopes of saving water and money.Hillel Fendel and Maayana Miskin, 3/15/2010, 3:53 PM

Quality Control OK'd on Grey H2O

The Knesset Committee for the Interior and Environmental Protection on Monday approved a bill accelerating the treatment of waste water in Israel.Hana Levi Julian, 1/26/2010, 12:44 PM

First Snow of the Winter

The first snow of the winter dumped up to two feet of the white stuff on the upper slopes of the Hermon. Flood warnings were posted in the south.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 1/25/2010, 2:46 PM

No Water Strike Solution Sighted

Interest in the 6-week-old Water Authority strike is sparse because it doesn't affect the water supply - but the Kinneret level remains unmeasured.Hillel Fendel, 1/13/2010, 3:10 PM

MKs Scramble at Water Report

Lindenstrauss says steep imminent water price hikes were not set professionally and will hurt weaker sectors. MKs Regev,. Hasson: Stop the hikes.Hillel Fendel, 12/30/2009, 11:08 AM

Water Authority to Strike

Water Authority workers will begin a strike on Wednesday, ignoring permit requests and halting the measurement of the Kinneret.Malkah Fleisher, 12/1/2009, 9:14 PM

Desalinate-Secure-Preserve Water

Three Israeli companies are trying to solve the water crisis, each in its own area – desalinating, securing and preserving.Yoni Kempinski, 11/19/2009, 4:14 PM

‘Syria Wants Water, Not Peace'

Arab/Islamic affairs expert Prof. Moshe Sharon says Syrian threats of war need not scare Israel – and we must not give them access to our water.Hillel Fendel, 11/11/2009, 12:28 PM

'Israel to Wage War for Water'

A professor in Jordan, considered one of Israel’s warmest Arab neighbors, charges that Israel will wage war against Egypt and Lebanon for water.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 11/7/2009, 8:56 PM

PA Steals Water, Israel Runs Dry

The Water Authority rejects claims by Amnesty that Israelis drink at the PA’s expense. “The PA is violating Oslo Accords with illegal drilling.”Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/26/2009, 4:15 PM

Israel-Jordan Desalination Plan

Israeli and Jordanian scientists are working on a new way to reduce the cost of purifying water from the sea.Hana Levi Julian, 8/26/2009, 5:21 PM

Arab Towns Waste More Water

The Israel Water Works Association explains why Arab local authorities waste the most water, even during drought.IsraelNN TV staff, 8/2/2009, 9:40 PM

Israel, Turkey Water Deal?

The State Comptroller has been asked to review a water import deal that was signed with Turkey in 2004 but never was implementedZalman Nelson, 7/7/2009, 3:36 PM

Self-Watering Desert Plant Found

Scientists discovered that a rare desert plant waters itself, enabling it to receive 16 times the amount of rainwater that falls on it each year.Yehudah Lev Kay, 7/5/2009, 4:36 PM