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Water in the Middle East: Cooperation and Technological Solutions in the Jordan Valley

Edited By: K David Hambright, F Jamil Ragep and Joseph Ginat

249 pages, Tabs, figs

Sussex Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #167323 | ISBN: 1845192338
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While the book highlights the complexities pertaining to regional water scarcity and inequitable distribution, the contributors offer no definitive conclusions or facile solutions; yet there is a broad consensus that regional solutions to maximize water resources must be pursued even as desalination becomes more viable both from technical/economic standpoints. The continuing deterioration of existing water supplies in terms of quantity and quality mandate that any solution must be achieved within a political/social framework of peace, enlightened economic policies, and the application of technical solutions that take due account of environmental concerns.


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