In 2011 alone, the army destroyed 89 water structures in the West Bank, including 21 wells, 34 cisterns, and many small fixed water tanks that have been given to rural households:
"The Israeli government uses such denial of water to trigger people displacement, particularly in areas slated for colonial expansion, especially since these communities are mostly farmers, who depend on water for their livelihoods. Cutting off Palestinian communities from their water resources usually precedes dispossession of land for new colonial projects."
Although this article was posted in 2014, we have put it on our blog because of its comprehensive overview and graphic (Palestinian Springs Affected by Settler Activity, March 2012. See below.) As you can imagine, the situation is much worse three years later.