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When utility companies become predators

Here we go again. Our local utilities are crying their revenues are down because people are doing what we have been continually preached to do: reduce and conserve. 143 more words

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Protecting our groundwater - a smart investment

“The good news is that knowledge can lead to change. Parts of California’s Santa Clara Valley sank 13 feet in the first half of the 20th Century, but smart policies – diversifying water supplies and allowing the aquifer to recharge – stopped subsidence in its tracks.”

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Thank You leaflet from John Lyons -People Before Profit -Dublin Bay North

A leaflet from John Lyons of People Before Profit in Dublin Bay North thanking voters for their support and urging a continued boycott of Irish Water.
Many thanks to the sender.

Irish Politics

Wilmington Water & Sewer Rates On The Rise For First Time In 6-8 Years

WILMINGTON, MA — Wilmington Water and Sewer bills will reflect rate increases in the next quarterly bill. The average residential customer will see an approximate $5 increase per quarter for water and $3 increase per quarter for sewer. 434 more words

Government

Contaminated Water

The New York Times

After the Flint Water  crisis in Michigan that started in 2014, more people are not willing to take the chance that their community might be next. 263 more words

News

Too much government causes job losses

Re: Adventure Bay awash in red ink, by Doug Schmidt, Feb. 13.

What a surprise. The new water park is swimming in red ink.

The list of excuses is funny; unanticipated hydro rate hikes by the province, lower than projected attendance levels, marketing in the U.S. 121 more words

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