The National Water Carrier's Jubilee

Mekorot is a wholly owned government company, under the purview of the Ministry of Energy and Water and the Ministry of Finance. Mekorot was defined in the Water Law as the National Water Company and it is accountable to the Water Authority.

Mekorot’s activities constitute a unique mosaic of activities under one roof, which are unparalleled worldwide. This mosaic includes the following core areas:

  • Water supply
  • Water resource management
  • Water quality
  • Water security
  • Desalination
  • Hydrology and drilling
  • Effluent reclamation
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Rain enhancement
  • Storm water catchment
  • R&D and developing water technologies
  • Sustainable development

Mekorot is celebrating 50 years since the construction of the National Water Carrier – the nation's main water artery and one of Israel’s greatest infrastructure works of the 20th Century