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Tomorrow, residents of Edison, New Jersey will be facing a vote to decide whether to maintain community ownership of the city’s drinking water and sewer treatment systems, potentially blocking a deal struck between the mayor and Suez/KKR joint venture.
Pennsylvania’s state capital, facing costly improvements, looks to privatization of its water system
As part of MuckRock’s collaboration with Food & Water Watch, we’ve submitted a request to the City of Harrisburg to learn more about their plans and existing conversations with private water companies.
Food & Water Watch intern Gabrielle Rosenthal shares what she learned working on our project to look into water privatization across the country.
Today, Food & Water Watch and MuckRock are announcing a joint project to identify and shed a light on efforts to privatize the country’s public water systems. The organizations will be submitting public records requests to the largest water systems in the United States - from Puerto Rico to California and in between - looking for the latest corporate attempts to absorb community water supplies into their revenue streams.