Water Wars in the Middle East. Jamie Herskovits & Eric Schorr ... related issues. Without proper political and economic discussion, water issues cannot be ...
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Jamie Herskovits & Eric Schorr
Water Resources and Use (MCM/YR)
- ecosystem functioning
- species composition
- distribution of vegetation types
General methods for averting potential water conflict, include:
Red Sea-Dead Sea canal/pipeline connection from Aqaba to the Dead Sea. Water will be pumped up 125m/410 ft from the Red Sea to a 45 km long tunnel portal, which will carry it beneath the 220m/722 ft crest of the Arava Valley, then plunge some 533m/1,750 ft to the South Basin of the Dead Sea. This water will be used to generate electricity and can be processed by reverse osmosis for desalination using the available pressure head generated by the extreme fall.