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Douglas County water rate drama heating up

By Kathryn Reed

STATELINE – Mark Twain was on to something when he said, “Whiskey is for drinking, water is for fighting over.”

And when it comes to Douglas County, the fighting has been going on for years. 564 more words

"Oppose Privatisation of Water and Publicly owned Bus Services" leaflet from the NBRU

An “Oppose Privatisation of Water and Publicly owned Bus Services” leaflet from the National Bus and Rail Union. They were on trains nationally on December 10th (the day of the big Water March)
Many thanks to the sender.

Irish Politics

Egan: City's 2% tax snooze hides 64% nightmare in water rates

Compound interest is quite terrifying. It turns nines and sevens into 64.

Here are the annual percentage increases in water and sewer rates in Ottawa since 2008: nine, nine, nine, 3.9, six, seven and seven. 735 more words

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No decision on water rate increases yet

WICHITA, Kansas – If you’re a Wichita water customer, you could soon be paying more for services. The amount you pay for Wichita water has been going up every year since 1997. 354 more words

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"We Reject Water Charges" Leaflet from Sinn Féin

A “We Reject Water Charges” leaflet from Sinn Fein outlining their opposition to them and with a pledge to “Reverse it in Government”. The Leaflet also mentions the Right2Water protest on the 10th of December.
Many thanks to the sender.

Irish Politics

"Water Charges Rip Off!" Leaflet from Senator Marc MacSharry -Fianna Fail -Sligo North Leitrim

A recent “Water Charges Rip Off!” Leaflet from Fianna Fail Sligo based Senator Marc MacSharry.
Many thanks to the sender.

Irish Politics

"End the rule of the billionaires" leaflet from The Socialist Party

An Anti Water Charges leaflet from The Socialist Party which also mentions the “Community of Jobstown who confronted Joan Burton last Saturday for her crimes against the working class”
Many thanks to the sender.

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