All the numbers show the sign below sea level. The water level of the Kinneret is 5.58 meters18.3 ft lower from the upper red line and 1.38 meters4.5 ft lower from the bottom red line and 0.49 meters1.7 ft higher from the historic lowest water level ever measured in the Kinneret.
This sign shows that the Kinneret is full (maximum capacity). When this level is reached, the Dganya Dam is being opened.
The line height is 213.0 meters below sea level. According to ecology experts with the decline of the water level under this line starts a damage to ecological balance and water quality begins to decline. After the arrival of water to this level it is forbidden to pump or use water from the Kinneret.
This level is below the pipes, so taking water from Lake Kinneret becomes impossible in terms of performance.
Water level information is obtained from the Water Authority