Important notice: Blumenstein Family Water Information Center has a new address - http://gwri-ic.technion.ac.il
The GWRI-BFIC is staffed by a Librarian and Information Specialist Mrs. Ella Offenberger and is managed by Prof. Galil Noah. A computer specialist and hired students help in running the BFIC, introducing material into its databases, and managing its web site.
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A "Who's Who in the Israeli Water Sector" listing individuals and organizations can be accessed through the GWRI-BFIC website. It currently lists some 1242 individuals and 425 companies, and is accessible through the GWRI-BFIC's web site.
The GWRI-BFIC is connected to the international information super-highway and its database is available on the Internet. The GWRI-BFIC subscribes to international information services. Access to the GWRI-BFIC is via the web site: http://gwri-ic.technion.ac.il
Recent publications by the GWRI-BFIC include:
The GWRI-BFIC initiated the formation of the Israel Water Information Centers Association (IWICA), composed of libraries and information centers in academic, research and governmental institutes connected to water issues.
Waternet Project: The Norwegian government sponsors a regional electronic information system on water related issues - Waternet. It is based on several nodes in Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. GWRI-BFIC serves as the main node and professional leader in Waternet-Israel.