Al Wazzani (Al-Ouazzani), also known as Arab Louaize, is a small Lebanese village in the Hasbaya District of the Nabatieh Governorate, just north of the Israel-Lebanon border, on the banks of the Hasbani River. The village is located about 1 km from the Wazzani Spring, a major source of the Hasbani, which is a tributary of the Jordan River. The village has about 200 residents.
In 2001 the Lebanese government installed a small pumping station with a 10 cm bore near the village, to supply water to the village as well the nearby villages al-Teiba and Ghajar. In March 2002 Lebanon also diverted part of the Hasbani to supply Wazzani village, an action that then Prime Minister of Israel, Ariel Sharon, said was a "casus belli" and could lead to war. The pumping station was destroyed during the 2006 Lebanon War
- Water Wars in the Middle East: A Looming Threat, Hussein A. Amery, The Geographical Journal, Vol. 168, 2002
- Wazzani Springs pump nearing completion
- Hariri complains against Israeli threats: Lebanon seeks to complete al- Wazzani project
- LA Times Over Israeli Objections, Lebanon Opens Pumping Station on River 29 March 2001
- BBC 28 March 2002. Lebanon hails 'liberation of water'
- BBC 10 September 2002 Israel warns of war over water
- BBC 16 September 2002. US wades into Mid-East water dispute
- BBC 17 September 2002. Israel hardens stance on water.