The National Investigation Committee - Regarding the Water Crisis in
Israel will present its final report to the Knesset State Control
Committee and Supreme Court Dorit Beinisch on Wednesday.
chairman Prof. Dan Bein and his two colleagues Profs. Yoram Avnimelech
and Yoav Kislev spent the past year-and-a-half hearing testimonies from
115 witnesses ranging from government ministers and officials to
experts to NGO representatives.
It is the first national investigative committee into the water economy.
However, a parliamentary investigative committee looked into the failures of the 90s in 2001.
law, the report cannot be released before it is presented to the
committee and to Beinisch, so details about specific recommendations
were unavailable Tuesday.
The committee members have said that
their goal was to address the failures of the water economy over the
last ten year and recommend strategies rather than to focus solely on
one issue or strategy. As such, the final report will touch on a number
of different relevant topics.