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News Palestine: Forum discusses innovative technologies to achieve water security

RAMALLAH, June 26, 2018 (WAFA) – An international forum to discuss the adoption of integrated water resources management progressive tools as an approach to address the water crisis in Palestine kick-started on Monday in Ramallah.

The three-day First Palestine International Water Forum organized by the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) was held under the slogan Integrated Water Resources Management: Best Practices and Technology Transfer.

A PWA’s press statement said that the conference “will provide a unique opportunity to learn about the new progressive tools, the technologies that have emerged, and the best practices developed in support of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) as a main approach to achieving water security.”

The forum website states that the conference poses the question of “how can the new, progressive IWRM tools best prevent water crisis, address water scarcity, enhance efficient water management and ultimately assist in achieving water security.”

The first-of-its-kind event brought together an impressive array of participants to exchange ideas to devise joint solutions and present papers covering diverse water-related themes.

Opening the preliminary session on behalf of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Monday night, Khayrya Rasas, an advisor to the premier, noted the government’s efforts to address pollution and the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the besieged Gaza Strip.

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News date 26/06/2018
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