Gaza Is Running Out of Water


rafah-crossing-sgypt-gazaGaza, which has been woefully mismanaged by Hamas, is pumping all its drinking water from its coastal aquifer at triple its renewable rate of recharge. As a result, saltwater is seeping in.

Last year, the UN said that by 2016 there will be no potable water left in Gaza’s main aquifer. Gaza has no big desalination plant and would not have the electricity to run it anyway. Read more here.

{ Israel News Bureau}


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