By Seth M. Siegel
New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller!
As on a daily basis brings pressing experiences of turning out to be water shortages worldwide, there isn't any time to lose within the look for solutions.
The U.S. executive predicts that 40 of our fifty states-and 60 percentage of the earth's land surface-will quickly face alarming gaps among on hand water and the turning out to be call for for it. with no motion, meals costs will upward push, financial development will gradual, and political instability is probably going to follow.
Let There Be Water illustrates how Israel can function a version for the U.S. and international locations in every single place by means of displaying the best way to blunt the worst of the arriving water calamities. in spite of 60 percentage of its kingdom made up of wasteland, Israel has not just solved its water challenge; it additionally had an abundance of water. Israel even offers water to its neighbors-the Palestinians and the dominion of Jordan-every day.
Based on meticulous examine and 1000's of interviews, Let There Be Water reveals the equipment and strategies of the customarily offbeat inventors who enabled Israel to steer the area in state of the art water technology.
Let There Be Water also tells unknown tales of the way cooperation on water platforms can forge diplomatic ties and advertise cohesion. Remarkably, now not in the past, now-hostile Iran trusted Israel to regulate its water platforms, and entry to Israel's water information helped to hot China's frosty kinfolk with Israel.
Beautifully written, Let There Be Water is and encouraging account of the imaginative and prescient and sacrifice by way of a country and other people that experience lengthy made water protection a best precedence. regardless of scant traditional water assets, a swiftly growing to be inhabitants and economic climate, and sometimes opposed buddies, Israel has regularly jumped prior to the water innovation-curve to guarantee a dynamic, very important destiny for itself. each city, each nation, and each reader can reap the benefits of studying what Israel did to beat daunting demanding situations and remodel itself from a parched land right into a water superpower.