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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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#Israel has built five desalination plants along its relatively short coast including one that is the largest and most energy-efficient in the world. #LetThereBeWater #WaterTechnology
With market forces at work in Israel, farmers, who are the largest users of #water everywhere, make decisions about which crops to grow by taking account of the real cost of growing them. #LetThereBeWater #Agriculture
“A drop of #water hollows a stone, not by force, but by continuously dripping.” –Ovid #LetThereBeWater

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