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Water authority decides to halt cloud seeding as Sea of Galilee rises by half a centimeter

Water Authority stops seeding clouds to increase rain in light of high Kinneret levels.

Water authority decides to halt cloud seeding

'After 5 years of drought we finally have a good year'

The Water Authority is pleased with the above average rainfall this year, but stresses 1 good year cannot undo 5 years of drought.

'After 5 years of drought we finally have a good year'player

Drought expected for sixth year in a row

Water Authority chairman warns of economic, ecological effects of continuing drought. 'Climate crisis already here.'

Drought expected for sixth year in a row

Clean water to be added into infected Golan streams

In an effort to fight leptospirosis, Israel adds clean water into several northern streams.

Clean water to be added into infected Golan streams

Actress to lose job after mocking government?

Actress and frontwoman for water conservation Renana Raz under fire after she critisizes governmant following Nationality Bill.

Actress to lose job after mocking government? player

Water Authority: February 2018 was an arid month

Water Authority says Israel has a deficit of 2.5 billion cubic meters, Kinneret water level still half a meter below lower red line.

Water Authority: February 2018 was an arid month

'If next winter is arid, we're going to have a huge problem'

Water Authority warns continued drought may render Kinneret undrinkable, destroy ecosystem.

'If next winter is arid, we're going to have a huge problem'

Kinneret reaches record low

May sees more water evaporate from Kinneret than flow into it.

Kinneret reaches record low

Worst winter in a decade nears end

The Water Authority says this winter marks fourth year in a row of below-average rainfall.

Worst winter in a decade nears end

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

Water well failure can cause 40% water supply shortage, causing great damage to agriculture and economy in Dead Sea, Jericho areas.

Potential water shortage in Dead Sea area

Kinneret water level falling despite rain

Kinneret water level just above the lower red line; however, Israel's other water sources flourishing.

Kinneret water level falling despite rain

Knesset Decides: No Cutting Off Water over Debt

From March 31, a committee will hear requests by water corporation to disconnect clients; clients will appear before it, too.

Knesset Decides: No More Cutting Off Water over Debt

Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem

150,000 Jerusalem residents in nine neighborhoods warned not to use tap water for drinking, dishes, or other use until further notice.

Drinking Water Scare in Jerusalem

Prayer Session for Rain at Western Wall in 9 Days

Chief Ashkenazic Rabbi David Lau announces a mass prayer to end Israel's drought, to coincide with the Fast of Esther.

Prayer Session for Rain at Western Wall, on Fast of Esther

Warm, Sunny Weather to Return

Forecasters’ prediction of a quick end to brief rainy spell causes further concern for Israel’s water resources.

Warm, Sunny Weather to Return

Even Pal. Authority Stats Show Schulz Wrong

EU Parliament President claimed PA Arabs receive 17 cubic meters of water per year, but even PA figures are more than twice as big.

 Even Palestinian Authority Stats Show Schulz Wrong

Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too High

After bountiful rains last winter, officials now worried that Israel may have too much water.

Water Authority Worried: Kinneret Too High

Lake Kinneret Still Rising as Winter Winds Down

The water level of Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) is still rising as the winter season begins to wind down.

Lake Kinneret Still Rising as Winter Winds Down

Sea of Galilee Rises by 7 Inches in Day

The rise sets a 10-year record for December. Kinneret rose 24 cm (9.5 inches) since Thursday.

Sea of Galilee Rises by 7 Inches in Day

Lake Kinneret Water Level Suffers Dramatic Drop

The water level in Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) has dropped by 26 inches (66 cm) since mid-May, and is still expected to drop further.

Lake Kinneret Water Level Suffers Dramatic Drop

Kinneret Rising as Snow, Rain Keep Falling

Lake Kinneret (Sea of Galilee)'s waters are rising as snow and rain continue to fall, bringing desperately-needed water to parched land.

Kinneret Rising as Snow, Rain Keep Falling

Israel Faces Official Drought, Year 8

Israel is being hit with another official drought for the eighth year in a row, according to the country's Water Authority.

Israel Faces Official Drought for Year 8

November Rains Reduce Drop in Kinneret

Early winter rains appear to have stemmed the drop in the water level of Lake Kinneret -- but Israel still needs much, much more.

November Rains Reduce Drop in Lake Kinneret Water Level

Lake Kinneret Rises 1 Centimeter

Rain storms over the weekend blessed the Land of Israel with a drink for the parched earth, and a rise in the water level of Lake Kinneret.

Heavy Rains Bless Israel and Lake Kinneret