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Water... our most precious resource

Ahh water the one thing we can’t live without and what most people take full advantage of by wasting most of their use or trying to make a buck with it. 500 more words

This is an excerpt from an article appearing in the August 20, 2016, Science News with the headline, “Quenching society’s thirst: Desalination may soon turn a corner, from rare to routine. 429 more words


How a new source of water is helping reduce conflict in the Middle East | Ensia

Scientists and others look to desalination as a way to unite longtime enemies in a common cause.

July 19, 2016 — Ten miles south of Tel Aviv, I stand on a catwalk over two concrete reservoirs the size of football fields and watch water pour into them from a massive pipe emerging from the sand. 183 more words


Good News Friday

Another week has rolled by, and it’s time for another Good News Friday installment. This week’s post is going to focus mainly on Israel’s technological prowess. 1,551 more words

Good News Friday

How a new source of water is helping reduce conflict in the Middle East

“Israel now gets 55 percent of its domestic water from desalination, and that has helped to turn one of the world’s driest countries into the unlikeliest of water giants.” Israel has more water than it needs.


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

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 are staring at Israel’s salvation. 58 more words

Israel & Middle East