Seth M. Siegel is a lawyer, activist, writer, and entrepreneur. His have appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and in other publications. Siegel is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a highly sought-after speaker on a range of topics including water policy, Middle East politics, and national security. As every day brings urgent reports of growing water shortages around the world, there is no time to lose in the search for solutions. The U.S. government predicts that forty of our fifty states-and 60 percent of the earth’s land surface-will soon face alarming gaps between available water and the growing demand for it. Let There Be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World (Thomas Dunne Books) illustrates how Israel can serve as a model for the United States and countries everywhere by showing how to blunt the worst of the coming water calamities. Based on meticulous research and hundreds of interviews, Let There Be Water reveals the methods and techniques of the often offbeat inventors who enabled Israel to lead the world in cutting-edge water technology.