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GET Water Blog #7: Start-Up Nation Central

Start-Up Nation Central by Valeria Apolinario and Caroline Webster For our last official stop in Israel, we headed to Start-Up Nation Central (SNC) in the business district of Tel Aviv. First impression: is this where an economics degree will get you? When we first entered the building, we were confronted by a large, colorful wall

GET Water Blog #5: Visiting Israel’s Water Treatment Facility at Shafdan

Visiting Israel’s Water Treatment Facility at Shafdan By Caroline Webster and Grace Wanjiku Wainaina The Shafdan Wastewater Treatment centre is located on the outskirts of Tel Aviv. The main goals for the treatment centre are to minimize environmental pollution and protect the state’s limited water resources. The centre comprises a complex inter-region system that collects,

GET Water Blog #4: King Hezekiah’s Tunnel

King Hezekiah’s Tunnel By Alexandro Reyes  On Sunday, September 15th, we left Masada and made our way to Jerusalem, where we would learn about the water systems there. Upon arrival, our tour guide was quick to enlighten us on the history of Jerusalem through archeological evidence collected over the past centuries. The main highlight of

GET Water Blog #3: Ancient Water System Models and the Dead Sea

Ancient Water System Models and the Dead Sea By Deogratias Mukuralinda and Hannah Paridis   Though we took the cable car going up, we were out of breath; not because of the scorching heat or the vertigo (it was high!), but because of the beautiful sight of the Negev desert and the Dead Sea. It