Wednesday, July 5, 2017

How Israel’s desalination technology is helping the world fight water shortage

This post was originally published by NoCamels. Check out their excellent coverage and follow them down here: In the hot and arid Middle East, clean water is liquid gold. Faced with limited rainfall and a grueling climate, Israel has increasingly relied on seawater since it built its first desalination plant in Eilat in the 1960s. Today, about 60 percent of Israel’s domestic water demand is met through desalination – the process by which salt and other impurities are removed from seawater to produce potable water. “We used to have enough water from the Sea of Galilee and underground aquifers. But in the 1990s,…

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