SEMIDE Système Euro-Méditerranéen d'Information sur les savoir-faire dans le Domaine de l'Eau


Last update: 2008-01-04

In Israel seven major groundwater basins are distinguished:

· The Coastal Aquifer
· The Yarqon-Taninim basin
· The Western Galilee basin
· The Mount Carmel basin
· The Kinneret basin
· The Eastern Mountain basin
· The Negev and Arava basin

 

Groundwater balance for the seven major basins of Israel (2000/2001)

BASIN

PUMP.

SALINE PUMP.

A. RECH.

FLOW

SALINE FLOW

YIELD

REP.

AV. REP.

Coast

476

14

122

0

0

476

248

283

Yarqon-Taninim

374

5

0

20

19

394

264

350

Western Gallilee

96

10

0

12

1

108

108

153

Carmel

35

8

0

3

3

38

38

47

Kineret

62

0

0

276

16

338

394

580

Eastern Mountain

149

14

0

190

125

339

283

367

Negev

85

53

0

0

0

85

55

55

Total

1277

104

122

501

164

1778

1390

1835

 

PUMP. :

 Total water extraction

SALINE PUMP. :

 Saline water extraction (included in Pump.)

A. RECH. :

 Artificial recharge

FLOW :

 Total spring flow

SALINE FLOW :

 Saline spring flow (included in Flow)

YIELD :

 Pump. + Flow

REP. :

 Replenishment

AV. REP. :

 Long term average replenishment

 

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