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Israel Government Appoints Dr. Lowdermilk Consultant on Soil Conservation

March 15, 1950
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Dr. Walter Clay Lowdermilk, famed American soil conservationist and water resources control expert, has accepted a one year appointment, effective October 1, as consultant to the Israel Government, it was learned here today. Before his return to the United States Dr. Lowdermilk was received by Premier David Ben Gurion and Acting Premier and Finance Minister Eliezer Kaplan.

John L. Savage, American engineer connected with the Tennessee Valley Authority and an expert on irrigation problems, arrived here today from the United States. Mr. Savage will remain for two months to advise the Israel Government on problems concerning irrigation and the harnessing of river waters.

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