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Israel is now a Water Superpower [VIDEO]

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“One of the driest countries on Earth now makes more freshwater than it needs”

ENSIA How a New Source of Water is Helping Reduce Conflict in the Middle East by Rowan Jacobson July 19, 2016 …We are standing above the new Sorek desalination plant, the largest reverse-osmosis desal facility in the world, and we … Continue reading

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Aided by the Sea, Israel Overcomes an Old Foe: Drought

NEW YORK TIMES by Isabel Kershner May 29, 2015 …“We were in a situation where we were very, very close to someone opening a tap somewhere in the country and no water would come out,” said Uri Schor, the spokesman … Continue reading

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Israel’s first Jordanian PhD wants to bring peace through water

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Renee Ghert-Zand May 25, 2015 Amer Sweity lives at Midreshet Ben-Gurion in Sde Boker, a tiny community located some 50 kilometers south of Beersheba….Residing and conducting research at Ben-Gurion University’s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, … Continue reading

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The Middle East [with one exception] Runs out of Water

MIDDLE EAST FORUM by Daniel Pipes May 8, 2015 A ranking Iranian political figure, Issa Kalantari, recently warned that past mistakes leave Iran with water supplies so insufficient that up to 70 percent, or 55 million out of 78 million … Continue reading

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Israeli company eager to solve Texas’ water woes with desalination

BIZ JOURNALS by Michael Theis January 27, 2015 A well-established Israeli water treatment company has opened its first U.S. office in Austin with plans to market its desalination services to water utilities in Texas and across the nation. The company, Kadima, … Continue reading

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Israel rides out drought with desalination

TIMES OF ISRAEL by Josef Federman May 30, 2014 Advanced facilities allow country to plan for future, with 35 percent of drinking-quality water now desalinated OREK, Israel (AP) — After experiencing its driest winter on record, Israel is responding as never before — by doing … Continue reading

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