Kinneret

May rains on the Kinneret, May 5, 2020
Israel experiences rare second year of above-average rainfall

The last time two years were recorded with rainfall at this high of a level above average was from 1986-1988.

05/05/2020
Is there now too much water in the Kinneret?

ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS: If the water crosses the "upper red line," it might cause flooding in the surrounding city of Tiberias and infrastructure.

By SARAH VORSANGER/ZAVIT , DOMINIK DOEHLER
24/04/2020
Kinneret water level continues to rise, April 16, 2020
New canal to flow water from Kinneret to Jordan River as water level rises

In February, the Water Authority announced that it would open the dam in late March if the Kinneret reached 20 centimeters below the upper red line.

16/04/2020
PEOPLE ON paddle boards float on Lake Kinneret in 2016. It is Israel’s major surface fresh-water sou
Why a full Kinneret means more than just hydrology

After an abundant rain hit Israel over the last weekend, the Water Authority announced that the level of its waters reached its full capacity, marking a record since 2004.

PEOPLE ON paddle boards float on Lake Kinneret in 2016. It is Israel’s major surface fresh-water sou
Kinneret water level rises by 6 cm over weekend

The Degania Dam is expected to be partially opened at the beginning of May in order to prevent flooding.

12/04/2020
PEOPLE PADDLE on stand-up boards in Lake Kinneret
Kinneret water level rises 1 cm over weekend, 32 cm to upper red line

The Kinneret is now 32 cm below the upper red line threshold which marks 208.8 meters below sea level. The sea is currently at the highest level it's been since 2004.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
05/04/2020
Kinneret Galilee
Kinneret water level rises by 1 cm over 24 hours

The last time the Degania Dam was opened was in 2013.

30/03/2020
Tony Blair, Executive Chairman of the Institute for Global Change and former prime minister of Great
Foreword to the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change report

Israel has overcome overwhelming challenges, such as water scarcity and poor land conditions, to emerge as a world leader in agriculture and water management technologies.

By TONY BLAIR
01/03/2020
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