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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, along the road, you chance upon a bird's nest, in any tree or on the ground, with fledglings or eggs and the mother sitting over the fledglings or on the eggs, do not take the mother together with her young. Let the mother go, and take only the young."

- Deuteronomy 22:6-7

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