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Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World

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Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World

With hardly a day without a water-crisis story somewhere, Let There Be Water offers prescriptions on how countries, cities, and businesses can avoid the worst of it.

With sixty percent of the country in a desert and despite a rapidly growing population, Israel has been jumping ahead of the water-innovation curve for decades.

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“If we start to think of #water as a commodity and not as a symbol of national identity, we can exchange, trade, buy, or sell water in its many forms." –Eilon Adar, Ben-Gurion University #WaterCrisis #LetThereBeWater
"Everyone knows that Israel made the desert bloom by finding #water in unusual ways. Everyone knows we used special irrigation technology to get better yields with less water." –Saar Bracha #WaterFacts #LetThereBeWater
Wash your pets outdoors over an area of your lawn that may need water. #WaterCrisis #WaterSavingTips #WaterFacts
#Israel has built five desalination plants, one of which is the world's largest and most energy efficient. #WaterCrisis #LetThereBeWater
#Israel benefits from wise #water laws. It has a large cadre of highly qualified regulators and utility managers. #LetThereBeWater
Israeli seed breeders came up with a revolutionary, and counter-intuitive, idea of developing plants that thrive when grown on brackish water. #SaveWater #WaterFacts #LetThereBeWater
Flood irrigation has been in effect since the dawn of civilization and was used by the ancient societies living near the Nile in Egypt and the Tigris-Euphrates system in Iraq. #WaterFacts #WaterCrisis #LetThereBeWater

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