Hopes that the dam at Deganya can be opened for the primary time since 1992 have once more been dashed.
The Kinneret (Sea of Galilee) has ended April, falling properly in need of its most degree. The Israel Water Authority introduced that the extent of the lake has been falling over the previous week and is at the moment to 209.155 meters beneath sea degree, 35.5 centimeters from its most degree.
Final week, the Kinneret peaked at 30 meters from its most degree, not even attaining final yr’s peak, when it got here inside 12 meters of its most degree. There have been enormous hopes in the course of the winter, when there was heavy rainfall that the Deganya dam on the southern finish of the lake must be opened for the primary time since 1992, permitting extra water to run south alongside the River Jordan to the Lifeless Sea. However a comparatively dry March and April dashed these hopes.
With the wet season now ended, most elements of northern and Central Israel have had about 90%-100% of their common annual rainfall, after the 2 earlier years noticed above common annual rainfall. Nevertheless, Beersheva and most elements of the Negev solely had 50% of their common annual rainfall.
Revealed by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on Could 2, 2021
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