Water Authority to Pump 50% Less Water From Kinneret This Year

Not only has the water level been rising, but its quality has also been improving. The salinity of the lake has dropped by about 6 percent compared with last year, the water authority said.

By reducing its usual pumping from Lake Kinneret by 50% this year, the Israel Water Authority hopes it can raise the water level by about 60 centimeters by...