Israeli Waterways Still Polluted Despite Billions of Shekels in Sewage Treatment

Plan could keep money issues from getting in the way of cleanup.

Many Israeli waterways are still polluted despite the billions of shekels that have been spent on sewage treatment plants in the past few years, according to a study commissioned by Zalul Environmental Association. The reason, says Zalul, is a failure to repair damaged or malfunctioning waste treatment systems. In some cases, the nongovernmental organization notes, even relatively inexpensive repairs are held up...