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1. Report of the Jordan Meteorological Department, Ministry of Transport

  • 27% increase of rainfall in the influenced areacompared with the 30-year averageover the three years.

  • 35% is the real increase of the additional rainfall: 27% and including the decrease of 8% in the neighboring areas=35%.

  • 47% was the highest percentage increase during a season in a major region.

  • The rainy season extended from the beginning of fall until the end of spring.

  • Volumes of rainfalls with Hundreds of Millions of m3. More days with rainfalls per season.
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    2. Report of the Ministry for Water and Irrigation

  • WeatherTec can play an important role in mitigating the impact of climate change in Jordan.

  • Breaking and reversing term 30-years trend of constant decline of precipitation and increase of drought in the influenced area, with big difference to the neighboring areas, where the trend continued.

  • Dams were filled for the first time in 40 years, with an overspill increasing irrigation in the Jordan valley; only 2018/19 from 40% to 57% dam storage nationwide.

  • Catchment areas received more freshwater, Zarqa river (national biggest) increased multi-fold.

  • Reduction potential for decline of groundwater, already restoration of springs, which were dry for decades

  • Increase duration of rain seasons, in the number of rainy days: Big saving in irrigation

  • Analysis with Drought Indicator CDI and Precipitation Indicator PDI according WMO measuring successfully the impact of WeatherTec regarding precipitation, temperature, vegetation factors.
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    3. Report of the Jordanian Farmers Union

  • 30% increase in the production of rainfed plants that relies on rainfall as the primary and only source of irrigation, including olive trees, which are most important for the Kingdom.

  • Strong increase in the green vegetation cover, specifically the field crops (wheat and barley), as well as, herbs and pastoral shrubs. Simultaneously strong increase in fruit production and export opportunity.

  • Increase of biodiversity

  • Groundwater level raised substantially, dwells were reactivated

  • Re-emergence of beneficial medicinal plants, that were almost extinct in the last years.

  • Decrease in the incidence of pests and diseases, due to the increased rainfall and lower temperature

  • Reductionin the (import) costs of production for the farmers regarding dried animal fodder.

  • Reduction in the cost of preventive and curative medicines given to animals.

  • Increase in quantities and quality of animal milk and its products.

  • Increase of domestic livestock: the number of imported livestock dropped from 1 million head before to 300,000 head ( -70% import)

  • substantially growing national self-supply.
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    Jordan National Program Impact Study

    WeatherTec Rainfall Enhancement

    February, 2019

  • The cost per m3 usable water is 0.13 JOD. Thus, 13% of market value and by far lower than any other technology.

  • The generated usable water has a value of over $140million per yearat global market value of 1 JOD per m3. By utilizing this return as a subsidy, the government could generateevery year a significant impact on the economy.

  • By investing the subsidies in accordance to each sector’s contribution to GDP, the subsidy would have an economic impact of app. $190 million and would create app. 15.000 jobs.

  • $ 5-7 million savings by reducing energy consumption: 5°C temperature reduction lowers the demand for electricity

  • Safeguard Health: Prevent health risks for young and elderly who suffer at high temperatures

  • WeatherTec - the “next generation” environmental technology - is more efficient, the cheapest and at the same time highest water producer.

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