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From Scarcity to Abundance—Israel’s Experience with Water Management

Featuring Dr. Clive Lipchin, director of the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies’ Center for Transboundary Water Management

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
1 – 2 p.m.
Lunch will be served. RSVP required.

Calit2 Auditorium
4100 Calit2 Building
Irvine, CA. 92697

The Middle East is one of the world’s most water scarce regions, but also has one of the world’s fastest growing populations. That means water demand is fast outstripping supply and climate change impacts will only exacerbate the issue. Despite this dire reality, Israel today has a water surplus, and has successfully decoupled itself from the vagaries of diminishing freshwater supplies.

This presentation will discuss how Israel went from a water scarce to a water abundant country through successful technologies, government policies, economics and culture.

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