TEL AVIV, Israel — Mexico's Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources has signed a cooperation agreement with Mekorot, Israel's national water company and water management agency, for the development of strategies for the protection of groundwater quality in Mexico, according to an article from The Jewish Voice.

The agreement was signed in the presence of President of Israel Shimon Peres and President of Mexico Enrique Pena Nieto, in Mexico, the article noted.

“The choice of Mexico inspires pride and respect, and also represents reaffirmation of Mekorot’s global mobility in providing solutions for problems and crises, especially in light of the current global water crisis,” said CEO of Mekorot, Shimon Ben Hamo.

The agreement states that Mekorot will provide the National Water Commission of Mexico with “technical assistance in protection of groundwater quality, carrying out rehabilitation of the underground reservoirs and quality control of the restoration of water resources.”

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