Israel’s reliance on the Kinneret and underground Aquifers for fresh water has always seemed a vulnerable spot for Israel, especially with drought and tampering being possible.
Besides being a “light unto the nations” with water desalination technology, the plants will also be very helpful for Israel’s stability. Interestingly, Lozowick notes that Avigdor Lieberman was a major instigator of the desalination plants.
Read more about IDE technology here. and their world-wide collaborations, including work more locally with Palestinians and Jordanians.
Great work, Israel!
In Australia, we have a lot to learn from Israel regarding environment-friendly advances. Our previous blog item on the creative ecology from Kibbutz Lotan also springs to mind.