Prof. Eckstein to Address Israel’s Water Challenges

September 14, 2016

TWRI TAMU PresentationTexas A&M University School of Law Professor Gabriel Eckstein will present “Water Scarcity, Challenges, and Opportunities: Lessons from Israel” in College Station on Sept. 15.

He will also give the same presentation, arranged by the Consulate General of Israel in Houston, at the University of New Mexico on Sept. 14.

The research will address how Israel withstands and overcomes challenges of water scarcity, climatic changes, and a population and economy with growing water needs, according to Eckstein.

“While other nations in the region continue to struggle, Israel has developed a sophisticated water management regime that has allowed it to maintain a robust economy with thriving agricultural and technological sectors,” he said.  “The purpose is to tell Israel’s success story in water management and to extract lessons that might be relevant to other nations around the world.”

Eckstein will speak from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Gates Ballroom at the Texas A&M University Memorial Student Center. It is free and open to the public. The presentation is being hosted by the Israel Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest, Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M University Water Management and Hydrological Science Program and the The Institute for Science, Technology, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

- Article by Jennifer Nassar, Communications Specialist, Texas A&M University School of Law