MK Landau Calls For End to Israel's Water TaxNational Infrastructure Minister Uzi Landau has called for an end to the VAT on water saying its is a "tax on a basic need for survival."
As Kassams Fall, Israel Hands Water, 'Gestures' Over to GazaA woman was hurt by a Kassam rocket Monday, a day before Israel announced a slew of 'gestures' for Gaza Arabs.
Lake Kinneret Water Level Drops 20 CentimetersThe water level in Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) has dropped 20 centimeters in the past month, according to environmental officials.
Jordan Secretly Buying Israeli WaterA 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.
Israel to PA: Cooperate on Water or Hurt Your Own PeopleThe PA is refusing to cooperate with Israel on water conservation and quality control, leaving its own people in the lurch.
Israeli Water Supply for Palestinian Authority Refutes ‘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.
Kinneret Rises, but SlowlyThe Kinneret has started to rise – but far more slowly than in previous years, with just one-fourth last year's increase.
Israel's New Water Crisis Management PlanIsrael's Cabinet has approved a multi-prong plan to deal with the growing water crisis in the country. First up: more desalination.
Water Level in Lake Kinneret Inching Away from 'Red Line'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.
Indirect Talks with Syria to Trade ‘Apples for 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.
Yeshiva Students Win Prize for Water-Saving SensorStudents at Machon Lev, a Torah-and-technology institution, have developed a small, cheap sensor that warns of water leaks in home piping systems.
Landau: Despite the Rain, There’s a Looming Water CrisisIsrael's Minister of National Infrastructure asks government offices to work together to solve Israel’s continuing water crisis.
Israel Shares Desalinization Expertise with Jordan and PATechnological cooperation works as Israeli company conducts desalination seminar for Jordanians and PA Arabs in Kibbutz Shefayim.
PA Arabs 'Augment' Water Supply, Israel RespondsThough the PA has its own water system, Arabs often illegally siphon water from Israeli pipes. Mekorot/police disconnected 230 pirate connections.
100,000 Water-Conserving Devices Installed in Israeli HomesWater Authority project installs "Chas-cham" conserving device on sinks in over 40,000 homes in central and southern Israel.
Water Theft Plagues Hevron RegionJews living in the Hevron region face daily water theft at the hands of their PA neighbors; thieves use as much as 75% of water.
Israel Plans Huge New Desalination PlantThe cabinet has approved construction of a desalination plant south of Tel Aviv that is to supply 300 million cubic meters of water per year.
Netanyahu Speeds Plans for DesalinationPM asks for quick answers on proposed desalination project, commits to cutting bureaucracy to slash water prices.
Sea of Galilee Rose Six Centimeters Over PesachWater 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.
Jerusalem to Recycle Mikvah WaterThe city of Jerusalem will reuse water from mikvaot (ritual baths) in hopes of saving water and money.
Knesset Committee OK's Waste Water Treatment BillThe Knesset Committee for the Interior and Environmental Protection on Monday approved a bill accelerating the treatment of waste water in Israel.
Young Man Winter Brings Snow and RainThe 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.
No Solution in Sight for Water StrikeInterest in the 6-week-old Water Authority strike is sparse because it doesn't affect the water supply - but the Kinneret level remains unmeasured.
MKs Scramble as Comptroller Lashes Out at Water Price HikesLindenstrauss says steep imminent water price hikes were not set professionally and will hurt weaker sectors. MKs Regev,. Hasson: Stop the hikes.
Water Authority to StrikeWater Authority workers will begin a strike on Wednesday, ignoring permit requests and halting the measurement of the Kinneret.
Desalinating, Securing and Preserving Water in Wake of ShortageThree Israeli companies are trying to solve the water crisis, each in its own area – desalinating, securing and preserving.
Arab-Affairs Expert: ‘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.
Jordanian Professor: Israel Will Go to War over WaterA professor in Jordan, considered one of Israel’s warmest Arab neighbors, charges that Israel will wage war against Egypt and Lebanon for water.
PA Violating Water Accords as Israel Faces CrisisThe Water Authority rejects claims by Amnesty that Israelis drink at the PA’s expense. “The PA is violating Oslo Accords with illegal drilling.”
Israeli, Jordanian Scientists Squeezing Costs from DesalinationIsraeli and Jordanian scientists are working on a new way to reduce the cost of purifying water from the sea.
Drought? What Drought? Arab Towns Waste More WaterThe Israel Water Works Association explains why Arab local authorities waste the most water, even during drought.
Did Israel Sign a Deal With Turkey to Import Water?The State Comptroller has been asked to review a water import deal that was signed with Turkey in 2004 but never was implemented
Israeli Scientists Discover 'Self-Watering' Desert PlantScientists discovered that a rare desert plant waters itself, enabling it to receive 16 times the amount of rainwater that falls on it each year.