The important priorities in the region are the management of water quality through conservation measures and the appropriate use of treated sewage water. However, no sewage water treatment plant exists to serve these communities. Another consideration must be given to food security that is not dependent on local water supplies but on access to world markets. Access to world markets is dependant on the presence of a stable economy and political condition, which is based on a healthy workforce and community. This presently absent, due to the low living conditions, most of which are directly related to the quality of water available to them.
Manna, Maya, "An overview of the water conditions in Palestinian villages" (2006). Macro Center Working Papers. 32.