Posted by: Bob Payne | August 6, 2011

Privatized Water Suppliers… What Could Go Wrong?

For-profit, monopolistic water utilities regulated by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. What could possibly go wrong? Well, plenty. Yesterday, a special state senate panel heard from frustrated, angry folks from across Texas who are dealing with skyrocketing water and sewer rates, poor service and wasteful practices by companies like SouthWest Water Co. and Aqua Texas.

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