Conflicting reports emerge on water crisis

19.05.2011                      15.Ijar, 5771                      Tag 30 des Omer

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Conflicting reports emerge on water crisis

Prof. Shani to Channel 2: Water crisis has ended; Water Authority: We are missing 1 billion cubic meters of water due to 6-year drought.

While the former head of the Water Authority told Channel 2 news on Wednesday evening that Israel has emerged from its water crisis, statistics from the authority itself tell a different story.
Prof. Uri Shani, who left the authority a few months ago after four years on the job, announced that due to the country’s progress in desalinization, and an increase in this year’s rainfall, there is no longer a crisis….