Riddling master riddles ( BA for fastest 1st right answer ) - what is israel's most important water source ?
Until the beginning of the 20th century, agriculture in the Land was almost entirely rainfed, and therefore was limited to the northern part of the country and the coastal area. In some northern localities, where spring-water was available, fields were irrigated. The water was conveyed by gravitation from the source to the fields in open dirt canals. Each farmer was supposed to get his share of water for several hours once every few days or weeks. However, due to heavy loss of water along the transportation route - resulting from fast percolation into the ground - the water was distributed unevenly, and fa ...more