There is a massive problem with disposing of waste and the West Bank. Joint Council Waste Scheme is established.
From settler sewage to water shortage, from polluted drinking water to health problems that it brings – the Israeli occupation of Palestine denies Palestinians their human right to water.
Mekarot, the Israeli national water authority, essentially takes Palestinian water and sell a portion back to Deir Istiya. It is possible that they also pollute the water they sell with sewage from Revava illegal settlement.
Locals estimate it may have been leaking for at least 6 months, killing surrounding trees and possibly polluting underground water resources.
The Village of Bruqin has always been quiet and peaceful – but the Israeli occupation is working hard to make sure it doesn’t remain so. IWPS report from the ground.