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 the end of the winter, it said yesterday.
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