How Israel innovated in water desalination

With all of the concern about California’s drought, it has revived the idea of water desalination as way to supplement the Golden State’s diminished water supply. Over the past few years in Israel, the country’s water shortage has become a surplus. Through a combination of conservation, reuse and desalination, the country now has more water than ever. And that could translate to political progress not only for the most developed country in the Middle East, but also to benefit places, like California, who are experiencing water shortages and droughts. PBS NewsHour’s Martin Fletcher reported on Israel’s water desalination efforts that you can watch below.