Opposition grows to routing Tel Aviv-area river into Mediterranean Sea
Highway company’s flood-control scheme for Ayalon River widely seen as expensive, wasteful, ecologically harmful.
There is growing opposition to a plan to direct the waters of the Ayalon River into the Mediterranean Sea, as a way to curb flooding. The Israel Water Authority, the Environmental Protection Ministry and Mekorot, the national water company, all argue in favor of alternatives that would provide for the collection and use of flood waters, as does the Zalul environmental organization.
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