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Desalination – the Solution to Water Scarcity in Israel, Jordan and Palestine?

Water scarcity is recognized as a major threat to the future of Israel, Jordan and Palestine. It has long been appreciated that desalination of sea water represents a possible solution to the water problems of the three countries. This Fact Sheet sets out the basic facts about desalination in the region and attempts to assess the pros and cons of its use on a large scale.