Wastewater Reuse–Risk Assessment, Decision-Making and Environmental Security

Part of the series NATO Science for Peace and Security Series pp 55-64

Wastewater Management, Treatment, and Reuse in Israel

  • Saul ArlosoroffAffiliated withMekorot-National Water Corporation

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Israel, a water scarce country, had embarked on a national campaign to develop all its water resources and to integrate into water resources management strategy - recommends a comprehensive water conservation and efficient use of water by all users. This strategy stressed that treated wastewater is a valuable water resource and focused on the total wastewater treatment and reuse as a national objective, and the exchange of the treated effluent with the farmers' fresh water allocations. The Dan Region wastewater project is planned to help Israel face the water shortage issue.


Wastewater effluent irrigation microbiological standards reuse policy