Mekorot to help pump sewage in Umm Naser disaster

Mekorot Water Company is set to give humanitarian assistance to the village of Um Nassr following Tuesday's huge sewage disaster, at the instruction of National Infrastructure Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer. The instruction came after an appeal by the Palestinian Water Authority Director-General Fadel Kawash. Mekorot workers were to help pump the sewage using a 700-meter hose and pumping equipment as of Wednesday morning.