Palestine - Water Resources Management

Water Resources Management – Wastewater and Reuse

The Transformational Potential: to contribute to the climate change adaptation action and the protection of biodiversity through increased treatment of wastewater and its re-use. This transformation is expected to reach agricultural production cycles and the food system a whole.

The Team Europe Proposal, works at five levels:

  • Enabling environment for Water Sector development in Area C 
  • Water and agriculture sector reform
  • Infrastructure 
  • Access to finance
  • Ensure net-lending deductions are reduced

Water Treatment programme
1. Governance: Support to water sector reform (legal Framework and policies, institutional capacity building and awareness)
2. Infrastructure: Transboundary Wastewater Treatment Plant - Tulkarem WWTP 
3. Finance, engagement with Israel to bring mutual accountability on wastewater treatment  and LAs and stakeholders to ensure a polluter/payer approach.

Treated water re-use: 
1. Governance: Water and agriculture sector reform, active and operational Water User Associations, resilient infrastructure and businesses
2. Infrastructure: extend Nablus West WWTP Reuse Scheme and lessons learnt; Hebron WWTP Reuse Scheme; Nablus East WWTP Reuse Scheme; 12 potential areas for REUSE in Area C; Further planning for conveyance and storage system
3. Access to Finance 

Operation & Maintenance of constructed/ existing Infrastructure investments: technical reform, professional and vocational training; O&M support facility for the wastewater infrastructure in Gaza; locally centred management system.

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About Palestine - Water Resources Management

Geographical area

Neighbourhood - Southern

Thematic priority

  • Green deal
  • Governance, Peace and Security


  • Good Health and Well-being
  • Quality Education
  • Clean Water and Sanitation
  • Responsible Consumption and Production
  • Climate Action