Annex B. Water Pricing in Israel (Taxation, Innovation and the Environment)

This case study explores water pricing in Israel in light of the constant pressures over water resources in this semi-arid region. It first looks at the differentiated approaches across industrial, agricultural and household uses, highlighting the fact that pricing reflects use, type of water and varies on quantity. The Israeli experience in conserving water is clearly a success and has been very innovative. A multitude of factors have contributed to this, including water pricing structures, government information campaigns and governments investments in water technologies.
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Published by OECD in 2010