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Dams main cause for falling Dead Sea level

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Published: 26 March 2016

Last updated: 4 March 2024

Dead Sea level falling due to water use in Jordan and Syria, study finds – Zafrir Riant – Haaretz 01.02.16
New study finds main reason for rapid drop in the Dead Sea’s water level in recent decades is increased pumping of water from the Jordan River’s tributaries in Jordan and Syria, not the potash industries in Israel and Jordan, as previously thought.
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And see: Let the Jordan River Roll Again October 4, 2015


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