Urban Water in Israel

  • Yoav Kislev
Part of the Water Science and Technology Library book series (WSTL, volume 46)


Israel is a small country in a semiarid region. Its economy is industrialized and modern, its income is comparatively high. The water economy of Israel is also modern. It is founded on a law that specifies central control of the resources, and in general, water provision and sewage removal are adequate. Urban consumers receive an ample supply of water of reasonable quality. There are, however, more than a few weak points in the structure of the urban water sector and the water economy in the country at large; they will be highlighted together with reforms that are being introduced in an effort to amend shortcomings.


Urban Water Water Sector Recycle Water Marginal Cost Price Urban Sector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yoav Kislev
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  1. 1.Hebrew University of JerusalemIsrael

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