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  • 23 Jun 2016- 08:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jerusalem Post A plan to build a desalination plant in northern Israel has drawn the ire of local residents and legislators as well. However, an official from the Israel Water Authority said the harsh reaction may just be a case of NIMBY (Not In MY
  • 20 Jun 2016- 08:52 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Ynet News The salinity of the Sea of Galilee's water is on the rise, which could affect both drinking water and water used in agriculture. According to different assessments, the solution lies in adding new water sources to the Kinneret, partly
  • 11 Jan 2013- 09:17 by Local Press Report JERUSALEM Lake Kinneret enjoyed a robust six-day period resulting in a massive rise of nearly a meter, the Water Authority said. The weather system which brought a week-long rain storm to Isreal has caused increased outflow in the rivers flowing
  • Israel’s agriculture sector is set to receive a 25 million cubic meter increase in water supply in 2013, after six years of strict rationing.
  • Israeli Minister of Energy and Water Resources Dr. Uzi Landau and local NGO the Society for the Protection of Nature Israel (SPNI) are currently holding a series of engagements throughout the country to promote Israel’s plans to repay its “water debt to nature."
  • 30 May 2012- 00:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Israel, JERUSALEM The failure of Israel, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority to agree on rehabilitating the heavily polluted lower Jordan River basin has led international investors to turn to a non-governmental organization (NGO). Trilateral
  • 13 Dec 2010- 14:27 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post (Israel) Lake Kinneret and the country's other natural water sources are likely to reach their critical black lines this summer, according to the latest projections of the national water company, Mekorot. Mekorot chief
  • Water levels in Lake Kinneret are above the Black Line that signifies damage to the natural reservoir, but still below the bottom red line despite recent rainfall, according to the Water Authority.
  • 23 Aug 2010- 14:47 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV The Jerusalem Post (Israel) 'Water levels in Lake Kinneret, Israel's main supply source, rose 1.71 meters this year. The volume of available water in the water body reached 347 million cubic meters, about 90 percent of average. Israel&#039
  • 19 Apr 2010- 14:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel The Jerusalem Post (Israel) The Agriculture and Environmental Protection ministries asked the Israeli cabinet this Sunday to ban fishing in Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee, for two years, beginning within the next three
  • 25 Jan 2010- 13:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Jerusalem Post (Israel) With Water Authority employees on strike for the past two months, there was no one at the authority monitoring the water level in Lake Kinneret, one of Israel's main freshwater sources. The lake's levels
  • 23 Mar 2009- 14:46 by Local Press Report AMMAN Jordan Times After it polluted the Yarmouk River with oil waste and sewage, Israel has compensated Jordan with freshwater. "Jordan usually receives 60,000 cubic meters of water daily from Lake Tiberias in March, but following the contamination
  • 2 Feb 2009- 13:46 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV Jewish Telegraphic Agency (United States) Israel halted pumping water from Lake Kinneret, also known as the Sea of Galilee, on January 26. The water level in the lake had reached 41 centimeters above the "black line," beyond which pumping
  • 26 Jan 2009- 13:46 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TEL AVIV, Israel Hammered by a lingering drought and dwindling water resources, Israel has stepped up efforts to shore up water supplies, including tapping new sources and planning a desalination plant. It has stopped pumping water from the Sea of
  • 8 Dec 2008- 13:48 by Local Press Report TEL AVIV, Israel Ha'aretz (Israel) The flow of water from the largest springs feeding the Jordan River and Lake Kinneret (the Sea of Galilee) have reached their lowest levels in recorded history, according to a report from the Water Authority's