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Gaza: The Water Is Running Out

Many people rely on borehole water from aquifers but, increasingly, aquifers are becoming polluted or severely depleted, even in South Africa. Very dry areas such as the Middle East are not as fortunate as other regions where rainwater harvesting is a viable option. Rain water tanks allow households and businesses to reduce reliance on municipal […]

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World Bank approves Gaza sanitation, water tank grant

The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $6.4 million grant to improve water and sewage services in the Gaza Strip in the wake of an eight-day firefight between Israel and the territory’s Hamas rulers. The infrastructure in the impoverished Palestinian enclave — with a population of more than 1.5 million people — has been deteriorating […]

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