Tuesday February 2nd, 2016 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
In 2000 a devastating rainstorm in Israel inspired science teacher Amir Yechieli to install Israel’s first water catchment systems at elementary schools. Today, his business, Rain Harvest, serves over 140 schools in Israel, including 40 in Jerusalem. Now this invention Read More
Thursday September 17th, 2015 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
Three Israeli high school students presented the basis for a solution to a dire environmental problem – oil spills – at the Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition. Interview with Helena Tenenbaum, SJWPI national organizer.
Sometimes the answers to some of Read More
Wednesday September 16th, 2015 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
Israeli start-up Lishtot has won the Israel StartUp Open 2015 competition. Interview with CEO Netanel Raisch.
If you Google “boil water alerts” you’ll get over a hundred thousand results. Contaminated drinking water is a huge global problem. Just this week Read More
Friday June 19th, 2015 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
The Israeli Ministry of Economy has committed $500,000 to the World Bank Group’s Water Global Practice to enhance water knowledge in developing countries facing complex water security challenges.
The agreement will focus on sharing water expertise and industry best practices Read More
Tuesday January 20th, 2015 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
At the Sea of Galilee, Israel’s “Kinneret College in the Jordan Valley” is busy grooming Israeli water engineers. We first reported on the pioneering program – in which students receive a B.Sc. degree in Water Industries Engineering – back in Read More
Tuesday May 27th, 2014 By: Mickey Chesla, Blog Manager
Israel’s advanced water technology industry sits on the shoulders of water experts developing solutions to the world’s growing water challenges. Two programs, “Youth, Water & Knowledge” (YW&K) and the Israeli activity towards the Stockholm Water Prize, are helping to raise Read More