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Gal Zohar appointed chairman of Israel’s Desalination Society

Israel’s Desalination Society, established in 1997, promotes desalination in Israel and abroad. The organization actively develops and promotes desalination technologies, while addressing environmental and regulatory challenges

We’d like to congratulate Gal Zohar for being appointed chairman of Israel’s Desalination Society, established in 1997 to promote desalination in Israel and abroad. Desalination is a key component of the country’s national resilience, and the organization actively develops and promotes desalination technologies, while addressing environmental and regulatory challenges, with no profit interests or business bias.

Supporting this goal, the organization is home to all relevant sectors: universities and research facilities, industries, desalination and water treatment facilities, municipalities and governmental offices. Additionally, it actively participates in public education and media activities on the environmental and economic aspects of desalination.

The Israel’s Desalination Society is solely comprised of volunteers, and offers its members a wide range of services: publishing professional articles, initiating various education programs and seminars, promoting business development and collaborations, establishing networking opportunities, extending governmental support for R&D, and providing a leveraging platform for young members.

“I’m thankful for the vote of confidence and happy to take on this new role with pride and gratitude”, says Gal. “I hope to continue my contribution, together with the new managerial committee, both to public education and to the promotion of the local and global water industry – despite COVID-19 challenges. I’d like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a happy, healthy and abundant Jewish New Year”.

Gal Zohar is replacing Professor Raphael Semiat as chairman of Israel’s Desalination Society, while continuing his role as CEO of IDE Assets..