News Briefs

  1/31/2013, Shevat 20, 5773

Kinneret Up 4 cm in Current Storm

Due to abundant recent rainfall, the Kinneret water level has increased 4 cm to 210.71m below sea level. The Kinneret is 1.91m to full capacity, at which point the Degania dam will be opened to prevent overflow into Tiberias. This winter water level increase has been 1.64m, already near the annual average of 1.7m, long before the end of the  season.