Afikey Maim Reclamation Plant (Israel)


IDE designed, built, and is now proudly operating the unique Afikey Maim surface water treatment plant – a first-of-its-kind surface water reverse osmosis plant in Israel


The Afikey Maim Facility treats the southern Jordan River surface water for agriculture and makeup water for the local pumped hydro plant in the region.


Due to the variety of contaminants and complexity of the source water, the plant incorporates MF, UF and RO treatment stages

  • Capacity: 6,750 m³/day
  • Water Source: Contaminated surface water
  • Technology: Reverse Osmosis (RO), MF & UF
  • Contract type: Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC), Operation & Maintenance (O&M)
  • Engineering-Procurement-Construction (EPC), Operation & Maintenance (O&M): mek Ha Maayanot, Israel
  • Customer: Emek HaMaayanot Water. (local utility)
  • Usage: Agriculture, Industry, fish farming ponds
  • Commissioning date: 2021


  • Technological leadership

    The first of its kind surface water reverse osmosis plant in Israel.

  • Top efficiency & high recovery

    Using several technologies: coagulation and sedimentation, media filtration, ultrafiltration (UF), and RO to operate at an 80% recovery rate.

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