Designing a New Water Future for Israelis and Palestinians

  • David B. BrooksEmail author
  • Julie Trottier
  • Giulia Giordano
Part of the SpringerBriefs on Case Studies of Sustainable Development book series (BRIEFSCSSD)


This chapter begins with what a brief description of water management and water governance in each Israel, Palestine, and Jordan, as well as a review of non-governmental and of private organizations involved with water management in the region. It then shifts attention toward a new approach for managing and governing shared water both from a conceptual perspective and then from a specific approach known as the EcoPeace Proposal, which could be applied now, in advance of a Final Status Agreement between Israel and Palestine. It is no surprise that such a proposal has come in for review and critique, the most important of which are presented and then critiqued in this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Brooks
    • 1
    Email author
  • Julie Trottier
    • 2
  • Giulia Giordano
    • 3
  1. 1.University of VictoriaOttawaCanada
  2. 2.ART-Dev, Site Saint-CharleDirectrice de Recherche CNRSMontpellierFrance
  3. 3.EcoPeace Middle EastTel AvivIsrael

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