Combined Water Balance for Jordan and Israel
Million Cubic Meters per Annum

     

1990

2000

2010

2020

2040

Data Source

JORDAN WATER DEMANDS

M&I

 

Irrigation

Municipal

Industrial

Jordan Valley

240

43

300

340

78

350

477

110

443

670

130

443

1263

170

443

WAJ

WAJ

WAJ/ Gibb

   

Southern Ghors

40

40

75

75

75

WAJ/ HHP

   

Wadi Araba

4

4

13

19

19

WAJ

   

Highlands

289

255

255

255

255

WAJ

   

Disi

59

10

10

10

10

WAJ

 

 

Total Demand

(including losses)

975

1077

1383

1602

2236

 
 

JORDAN WATER RESOURCES

Treaty Allocations

Adasiya Diversion

Above Deganya (1)

Tiberias Springs

110

140

20

10

195

20

10

195

20

10

195

20

10

JVA/ Gibb

Treaty

Treaty

   

Additional Water

 

50

50

50

50

Treaty

   

Jordan Dam (min. ave.)

   

20

20

20

Treaty

   

Subtotal

110

220

295

295

295

 
   
 

JRV Wadis

Jordan side wadis

120

120

120

120

120

JVA/ Gibb

   

Wadi Al Hasa

 

8

8

8

8

JVA/ HHP

   

Wadi Wala

   

5

5

5

JVA/ HHP

   

Wadi Mujib

 

25

42

42

42

JVA/ HHP

   

Subtotal

120

153

175

175

175

 
   
 

Groundwater

Northern Aquifers

460

410

258

258

258

WAJ

   

Wadi Araba

4

4

13

19

19

WAJ

   

Subtotal

464

414

271

277

277

 
   

Safe yield

277

277

277

277

277

WAJ

   

Over-abstraction

187

137

0

0

0

 
   

Brackish Desalination

0

5

40

40

40

JICA

   

Disi Aquifer

12

15

130

130

130

WAJ

   
 

Wastewater Reuse

% municipal demand

20%

25%

30%

35%

50%

 
   

Total reuse

48

85

143

235

632

 
   
 

Total Resources

 

754

892

1054

1152

1549

 
 

JORDAN WATER DEFICIT

221

185

329

451

687

 
 

WATER DEMANDS WEST OF JORDAN RIVER

Israel

Municipal

Industrial

Irrigation

Subtotal

481

106

1200

1787

654

130

1200

1984

774

155

1200

2129

915

183

1370

2468

1151

255

1920

3326

Israel Water Study for the World Bank

 

West Bank

Municipal

Irrigation

Subtotal

36

100

135

71

155

228

133

190

323

204

280

484

379

300

679

 
 

Gaza Deficit

 

43

43

69

94

147

 
 

Total Demand

 

1965

2253

2521

3046

4152

 
 

WATER RESOURCES WEST OF JORDAN RIVER

Israel and West Bank

Groundwater

Jordan Basin

Floodwater

Losses

Subtotal

1060

660

40

-40

1710

1090

670

50

-40

1770

1100

670

70

-30

1810

1100

670

80

-25

1825

1100

670

70

-25

1815

Israel Water Study for the World Bank

 

Wastewater

% municipal demand

38%

41%

46%

58%

70%

 
 

Reuse

Total reuse

198

296

418

651

1071

 
                 
 

Total Resources

 

1908

2066

2228

2476

2886

 
   
 

WEST OF JORDAN WATER DEFICIT

57

187

293

570

1266

 
 

COMBINED WATER DEFICIT

278

372

622

1021

1953

 

(1) Summer Supply as part of Yarmouk River winter flows.