If you think those heavy rains we are experiencing are normal, think again. According to Professor John Pomeroy, who was on a visit to Lebanon, “Lebanon must brace for more heavy rains and storms, coupled with long periods of drought and water shortages as the affects of global warming continue to take their toll.” [Source]
In few words, it is crucial that we start implementing an efficient and long-term water management plan because the majority of Lebanonâ€™s water comes from underground aquifers which are refilled annually by melting snowfall. Therefore, if it keeps on raining and doesn’t snow anymore, our water reserves will be exhausted and we will have a major water shortage problem.
Hasn’t this been the pain of Lebanon’s Existence. since we were born we’re told that “Israel wants our water” the world envies us for the water? and what do we do with the water? we flush down the sea with every conceivable piece of garbage and contaminant we can come up with… Lebanese people full of crap and the contempt they have for mother nature, and consequently themselves, are the symbol that Humans are the Cancer of the earth…
here’s a timely PSA