By Seth M. Siegel
New York Times and Los Angeles Times Bestseller!
As each day brings pressing studies of starting to be water shortages around the globe, there is not any time to lose within the look for solutions.
The U.S. govt 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 transforming into call for for it. with no motion, nutrients costs will upward thrust, monetary development will gradual, and political instability is probably going to follow.
Let There Be Water illustrates how Israel can function a version for the USA and nations in all places by way of displaying the way to blunt the worst of the arriving water calamities. in spite of 60 percentage of its nation made from barren region, Israel has not just solved its water challenge; it additionally had an abundance of water. Israel even provides water to its neighbors-the Palestinians and the dominion of Jordan-every day.
Based on meticulous study and 1000's of interviews, Let There Be Water reveals the tools and methods of the usually 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 structures can forge diplomatic ties and advertise cohesion. Remarkably, now not 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 relatives with Israel.
Beautifully written, Let There Be Water is and encouraging account of the imaginative and prescient and sacrifice via a kingdom and folks that experience lengthy made water safeguard a best precedence. regardless of scant average water assets, a speedily becoming inhabitants and economic climate, and sometimes opposed pals, Israel has constantly jumped sooner than the water innovation-curve to guarantee a dynamic, very important destiny for itself. each city, each nation, and each reader can make the most of studying what Israel did to beat daunting demanding situations and remodel itself from a parched land right into a water superpower.