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Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S. Visits the Carlsbad Desalination Plant

Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer, tours the Carlsbad Desalination Plant with CEO of IDE Americas, Gilad Cohen

Ambassador Ron Dermer, Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S., visited the Claude “Bud” Lewis Carlsbad Desalination Plant, the largest desalination plant in the Western Hemisphere.

He toured the facility with Gilad Cohen, CEO of IDE Americas. The Ambassador learned how the desalination plant addresses the growing water challenges in the region and helps to meet increasing water demands.Ambassador Dermer got a close look at IDE’s advanced desalination technology that delivers clean water to about 300,000 people in San Diego County. In California, a mix of desalination and water reuse can help combat the ongoing issues faced by the drought.