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handmade34

(22,756 posts)
2. greater harm than we can imagine...
Tue Jun 5, 2012, 02:36 PM
Jun 2012
http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/water/private-vs-public/

http://documents.foodandwaterwatch.org/doc/DistributionSystemImprovement.pdf

"Around the world, multinational corporations are seizing control of public water resources and prioritizing profits for their stockholders and executives over the needs of the communities they serve...

Get the Facts:
These private water companies try to persuade cash-strapped cities and towns to relinquish control over their valuable public water and sewer systems.
Many communities that experimented with privatization have found that it often results in worse service at a higher cost.
After taking over a municipal water system, water companies aggressively hike water rates by an average of about 10 percent a year, adding hundreds of dollars onto the typical annual household bill...
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