By Seth M. Siegel
New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller!
As on a daily basis brings pressing stories of becoming water shortages around the globe, there is not 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 to be had water and the turning out to be call for for it. with out motion, nutrients costs will upward thrust, financial progress will gradual, and political instability is probably going to follow.
Let There Be Water illustrates how Israel can function a version for the us and nations in all places via displaying easy methods to blunt the worst of the arrival water calamities. in spite of 60 percentage of its state made from 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 learn and hundreds of thousands of interviews, Let There Be Water reveals the tools and methods 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 ways cooperation on water platforms can forge diplomatic ties and advertise team spirit. Remarkably, no longer some time past, now-hostile Iran depended on Israel to control its water structures, and entry to Israel's water information helped to hot China's frosty kin with Israel.
Beautifully written, Let There Be Water is and encouraging account of the imaginative and prescient and sacrifice via a state and folks that experience lengthy made water safety a best precedence. regardless of scant common water assets, a speedily transforming into inhabitants and financial system, and infrequently adverse buddies, Israel has continuously jumped prior to the water innovation-curve to guarantee a dynamic, important destiny for itself. each city, each state, and each reader can reap the benefits of studying what Israel did to beat daunting demanding situations and rework itself from a parched land right into a water superpower.