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Water is Found Below Sea Level in Palestine

May 14, 1935
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Sweet water was found today forty meters below sea level in the colony of Kiryat Haim.

The discovery was reported to the Jewish Agency here. Government experts are proceeding to Kiryat Haim today in view of the imtance of the discovery to Palestine, which suffers from a shortage of water.

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