A sinkhole on the shore of the Dead Sea, July 27, 2015. Reuters

Israel's Water Crisis Isn’t Over: Dead Sea, Lake Kinneret and Aquifer Levels Are All Down

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.

Most of the public believes that desalination has helped Israel overcome its chronic water crisis, but water experts say this isn’t quite true and warn against complacency.

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