Australia will send the largest foreign delegation to an international water convention in Israel.
More than 50 people – including three state ministers – will attend the two-day International Water Technologies and Environmental Control Exhibition and Conference in Tel Aviv beginning Tuesday. More than 70 nations will have delegations at the conference.
Australia is experiencing an extreme drought.
The mission, organized by the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce and the Israel Trade Commission, also includes senior officials from Sydney and Melbourne Water. Delegates will meet business leaders during a weeklong stay in Israel.
Israel is a world leader in drip irrigation technology and has the highest rate of reusable water in the world.