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Water is a fundamental need with vast implications for sanitation and hygiene, agriculture and food production, industrialization, and development. The goal six of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) aims to fulfill all water needs by 2030. In spite of over 200 cubic kilometers of surface water and huge reserve of untapped underground water, over 60 million Nigerians are without access to clean water. Stress on water sources have also led to conflicts and violence in some flashpoint areas, particularly in the Northern part of the country. Israelis a leader in water resources development, management and sustainability. This, they have achieved through coherent policies, robust political oversight, Public-Private Partnership, enormous investment in water technology and cutting-edge innovations. This study examines the impact of water resource management on water security and sustainable development in Nigeria. It draws lessons from the impact of water resource management in sustainable development drive of the State of Israel.