Experts who worked for both Republican and Democratic administration on the issue in the past say agreement shows both sides are willing to demonstrate their good intentions to Trump
salt water desalination
However, Greenblatt declined to discuss if any progress has been made in getting the two sides back to negotiations, which collapsed in 2014
Ashdod plant plagued by delays and technical problems, leaving state-owned company’s subsidiary unable to repay debt
A slew of water treatment plants has greatly reduced Israel's dependence on rainwater. But desalination may also be adversely affecting the environment and people's health.
In interview with Haaretz, bank's local specialist warns that without more water from Israel, Gaza will continue to move toward being uninhabitable by 2020.
A report from the Water Authority states that other sites are in danger of closure due to spreading pollution.
Desalination has eased the water shortage, but continued drought, over-pumping and the needs of a growing population are playing havoc with the country’s ecology.
Fish and marine mammals are already moving north as sea temperature rises: 'We were astounded by the scale of ocean warming effects on entire ecosystems,' scientists write.
Plan that would have built desalination and water-purification plants suffered major delays due to planning errors and funding problems; state lays blame at local authorities' doorstep.
The Project is estimated to cost $400 million.