The Sea of Galilee. Photo: Staselnik via Wikimedia Commons.

JNS.org – Israel’s Ministry of Energy and Water announced that two new desalination plants will be built to offset the deficits of an extended five-year drought that has left Israel’s sensitive water sources at their lowest levels in nearly a hundred years.

Currently Israel has five active desalination plants, built over the last 13 years, to extract water suitable for drinking from the Mediterranean Sea, and distribute the desalinated water through Israel’s national water carrier.

Israel’s Ministry of Energy and Water announced Monday that two new desalination plants will be built to offset the deficits of an extended five-year drought that has left Israel’s sensitive water sources at their lowest levels in nearly a hundred years.

Currently Israel has five active desalination plants, built over the last 13 years, to extract water suitable for drinking from the Mediterranean Sea, and distribute the desalinated water through Israel’s national water carrier.

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