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Red Sea - Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study Program

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RDS Introduction

Rate of Decline

The Dead Sea is shrinking at a rapid rate. Its water level has fallen over twenty-five meters in less than fifty years and continues to drop at a rate of approximately one meter per year.

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The Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Study is now completed. Copies of the Executive Summaries of the final reports can be found under the blue "Final Reports" tab on the left side of this home page. Copies of the full studies and annexes are available on CD by written request to: Alexander McPhail, Team Leader, The World Bank Group. Email: Questions about the Study Program can also be directed to Mr. McPhail either by email or phone: +1 202 458-2125.


Study Program Financing

Q&A (pdf - January 2013): 
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