Can Israel’s successful water conservation system be used in Chile’s mega-drought?

The "Israel Water Delegation" was in the country to present its work model to government authorities. The objective is to adopt some of their practices and implement them in the national territory.

By Carlos Montes

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The almost desert-like Israel has been described as a global water reference, capable of turning its sandy surface into an inexhaustible source of water. Some numbers reaffirm these benefits: it is the country that recycles its water the most -around 85%- very far from the second Spain, which recycles 20%. Almost 50% of the water used in agriculture is recycled, making this sector one of the engines of the local economy. It has five desalination plants, including the largest osmosis desalination plant in the world.

For this reason, a delegation from this . . .

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