AUSTIN, Texas --- Unreliable electricity, an ongoing blockade on building supplies, and a failing waste treatment plant have spawned a sewage crisis in Gaza that experts warn could permanently damage Palestinians’ access to clean water. The crisis is now spilling over into Israel and threatening its water supply. According to an Aug. 25 report
Israel’s Ongoing Blockade Of Gaza Could Force Palestinians To Drink Sewage
Gaza’s sewage treatment plant can’t function without reliable electricity, and Israel’s ongoing blockade on supplies like cement has hampered efforts to improve the region’s infrastructure.