Water Authority, Agriculture Ministry to up water quantities for farmers

Outlet: The Jerusalem Post

November 10, 2013

At the start of the new year, farmers will receive an increased quantity of water for agricultural needs as well as a uniform price for the water they consume, the Agriculture Ministry and Water Authority announced on Sunday. Farmers will be receiving an allocation of water for three years in advance, as well as a substantial increase in water quotas – an increase of more than 20% in comparison to the water allocated for 2013, the authorities explained.