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Edison, New Jersey counts down to special election on water system ownership

Edison, New Jersey counts down to special election on water system ownership

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.

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Pennsylvania's state capital, facing costly improvements, looks to privatization of its water system

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.

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Digging Deeper: An investigation into corporate control of water

Digging Deeper: An investigation into corporate control of water

Food & Water Watch intern Gabrielle Rosenthal shares what she learned working on our project to look into water privatization across the country.

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Food & Water Watch and MuckRock join together on a water privatization FOIA project

Food & Water Watch and MuckRock join together on a water privatization FOIA project

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.

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