Despite storm, Kinneret water level near ‚black line‘

24.12.2010                     17.Tevet, 5771


Despite storm, Kinneret water level near 'black line'

Lake 522 cm. below top capacity, 85 cm. above dangerous "black line"; small rise from last week’s storm is no cause for celebration.

Last week’s severe storm slightly raised the water level in the Kinneret for the first time in seven months, according to data supplied by the Water Authority to The Jerusalem Post on Thursday night.
But the lake is hovering just 85 centimeters above the dangerous “black line,” below which irreversible damage is risked, and is set to hit that line in the summer if this winter doesn’t get a great deal wetter….