The planned canal between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea is financially worthwhile, found a survey conducted for the Regional Development Ministry.
The survey was conducted by the World Bank and is scheduled to be published soon.
The canal would channel water from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea by means of a series of dams that could be opened and closed, in order to raise the Dead Sea's water level and make water available for desalination in the Arava desert and Jordan. It is expected to cost billions of dollars to build.
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