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International Journal of Global Environmental Issues

2017 Vol. 16 No. 1/2/3

Special Issue on Water Issues in Palestine: an Overview

Guest Editor: Prof. Meine Pieter van Dijk, Dr. Eldon R. Rene, Dr. Hassan Sawalha and Dr. Sameer Shadeed

 

IntroductionConclusions and practical recommendations
PagesTitle and authors

Section 1: Water resources issues in the West Bank

17-28Evaluation and assessment of water budget in the eastern aquifer basin of the West Bank, Palestine
Fadi Dweik; Mahmoud Rahil; Mhd. Suhyb Salama
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004149

29-44Evaluation of water harvesting and managed aquifer recharge potential in Upper Fara' basin in Palestine: comparing MYWAS and water productivity approaches
Bernardien Tiehatten; Karen Assaf; Marwan Ghanem; Anan Jayyousi; Amer Marei; Erik Mostert; Sameer Shadeed; Gerrit Schoups; Ebel Smidt; Omar Zayed
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004155

45-61Inventory of the potential artificial recharge practice in the Eastern Aquifer basin: the case of Al-Qilt catchment, Palestine
Dalal Thaher; Marwan Ghanem; Ebel Smidt
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004144

Section 2: Water issues in Gaza

62-75Water supply management plan in Gaza Strip/Palestine
Ahmed Al-Yaqoubi
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004153

76-90Visualising the spatial distribution of diarrheal disease using the geographical information system: a WASH perspective
Reem Abu Shomar; Mahmood Abdelatif; Yaser Kishawi
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004143

Section 3: Drinking water issues

91-105Drinking water loss management in Palestine: a case study of the Hebron city water distribution network
Samah Jawad Jabari
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004151

106-118The political economy of water, pricing in Palestine and how to create incentives for cost recovery
Meine Pieter Van Dijk
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004156

Section 4: Water governance assessments

119-134Assessment of water governance in the West Bank, Palestine
Tariq Judeh; Marwan Haddad; Gül Özerol
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004148

135-148Governing the reuse of treated wastewater in irrigation: the case study of Jericho, Palestine
Nasser Al-Khatib; Jawad A.H. Shoqeir; Gül Özerol; Linda Majaj
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004146

Section 5: Pollution issues: water quality, sanitation and public health

149-161Adsorption of organic pollutants from dairy wastewater on soil: pollution problem and control
Maher Al-Jabari; Nadia Iqefan; Nareman Zahdeh; Hiba Dweik
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004147

162-175Anaerobic biodegradation of olive mill wastewater: batch and UASB reactor performance
Wala'a Alshiekh Abdallah; Omar Zimmo; Eldon R. Rene; Peter Van Der Steen
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004152

Section 6: Water and agriculture

176-189Effect of land-use/land-cover change on the future of rainfed agriculture in the Jenin Governorate, Palestine
Salem Thawaba; Maher Abu-Madi; Gül Özerol
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004150

190-204Developing a GIS-based agro-land suitability map for the Faria agricultural catchment, Palestine
Sameer M. Shadeed; Atta M.E. Abboushi; Mohammad N. Almasri
DOI: 10.1504/IJGENVI.2017.10004145