The technology aspect of Israels SPELT model enables the country to consume twice the amount of water nature bestows on it annually. The technological solutions that enable this are not based purely on engineering and scientific advancements. It is the outcome of societal characteristics, commercial facts, and prestige.
It’s no secret that Israelis consume twice the amount of water nature supplies it with. The main enabler for this phenomenon is a unique model that lies at the heart of the Israeli water sector. In this episode, we examine the role education plays in the model.
Design has a profound impact on the way we live, it isn’t about aesthetics but rather about developing solutions with the ultimate goal of making our lives better. How can we use design to promote widespread sustainable water usage in the private and public sphere?
The World Water Council – the convener – put the notion of sharing water as the arranging theme for the 8th forum that assembled in Brasilia in March 2018. This episode features interviews conducted during the forum with people from both public and private sectors, all geared towards bringing water to people. Read More..
Throughout the ages, empires ruled over the entire coastline. Today along its shores there are more than 20 countries. Konstantina Toli, a Senior Programme Officer at Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean, points out the great challenges that are presented as our world is changing – namely climate change and the refugee’s crisis. Read More.
It took nearly four decades, the lives of some 30,000 human beings and billions of US Dollars in current values to build; it was a source for heated debates and the kiss of death to some careers; You might know it simply as The Panama Canal.
The keystone of the canal is a dam that was the biggest ever to be built at the time – the dam near the small town of Gatun. Read More..
What is it about water that makes it stand out more than any other element? What is the effect water has on us humans – on a metaphysical level? How do we perceive water? Once you meet people for whom water is their job – the watersector people – you get to see the answers to these questions in practice. Read More..
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