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2018 will be announced the fifth year of drought

After the winter season 2017/2018 years in Israel has dropped only 75% of the perennial average volume of precipitation, the Israeli government intends to announce the year 2018, the fifth year of drought.

Water sources in Israel before the beginning of the summer season are the worst in the history of the measurement condition.

According to the news service, «Hadashot 2», at the moment the population is provided with water thanks to the built in recent years, desalination plants, however, the water company Mekorot does not rule out that in the peak summer season, their capacity may not be enough.

In connection with the announcement of a year of drought the supply of water to agriculture will be reduced by 10%.

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2018 will be announced the fifth year of drought 29.03.2018

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