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Seeking Sustainability: Israel’s Evolving Water Management Strategy

By Dr. Alon Tal


ABSTRACT

 

The water-management policies adopted to address Israel's chronic scarcity have not been without environmental consequences. Yet, through a trial-and-error process, a combined strategy of water transport, rainwater harvesting, waste-water reuse, desalination and a variety of other water-conservation measures have put the country on a more sustainable path for the future.

 

 

 

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"If you have a sapling in your hand, and someone should say to you that the Messiah has come, stay and complete the planting, and then go to greet the Messiah."

- Rabbi Yohanan ben Zakkai

Did You Know?

Of the main tributaries to the Jordan River, only one - the Dan Spring - lies within Israel's pre-1967 boundaries. The Banyas Springs are in the Golan Heights and the Hasbani Spring is in Lebanon.

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