Mekorot and the Water Monopoly - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Ralph Emerson
    • 01.08.10 | 23:13 (IDT)

    I've spoken with many water and gray experts, and most agree Mekorot, the Israeli water ministry, does not want see gray water adoption. Efficient water usage, you see, would bring down the price of water and solve the problems caused by drought. I'm almost inclined to think that Israeli politicians don't want to solve the country's problems, like water or land or immigrant or Arab and Palestinian issues, because Israelis need to constantly be kept in a state of anxiety. If you're not fearing for your life you might actually start thinking about things. Disruptive things. And that just can't be allowed to happen.

    from the article: The Shekel Drops / Water, hypocrisy and politics
    First published 00:55 01.08.10 | Last updated 00:55 01.08.10
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