Water is the Big Issue Many Politicians Ignore – October 14, 2008
Nitrogen Must Go: Province – August 5, 2008
The Doer government is forcing Winnipeg to spend $10 million to $50 million on a sewage-treatment process that one of the world's leading freshwater scientists believes will actually make Lake Winnipeg filthier.
Drain Canada Dry? – May 28, 2008
Canada, with 10 times the renewable fresh water per capita as the United States, is by global standards a water heavyweight. Though we boast of our trade muscle on energy matters, Canadians come off as positively paranoid we're powerless to stop Americans from siphoning our precious water.
Fix Hydro Pricing - Then Sell – September 6, 2007
At first glance, the idea of privatizing HydroQuébec has obvious appeal. On second thought, maybe not so much.
Frequently Asked Questions About Water/Wastewater Privatization – May 28, 2006
Privatized water and wastewater systems have excellent track records for maintaining environmental and health standards.
Geoffrey Segal, Director of Government Reform, Reason Foundation – December 23, 2005
Geoffrey Segal is the director of government reform at the Reason Foundation, a nonprofit market-oriented think tank based in Los Angeles. He has a diversified background in policy research and analysis, focusing on public-private partnerships, competition, government efficiency, government spending and waste, transparency, accountability and government performance. He recently served as an advisor to Florida Governor Jeb Bush's Center for Efficient Government. Located primarily in Washington D.C., he is working with the Government Efficiency and Financial Planning group inside the Office of Management and Budget. Segal has worked closely with legislators in 20 states to reduce government spending, improve government performance and enhance accountability in government programs. He has testified to the United States Senate and numerous state legislatures and agencies. He is editor of Reason's annual Privatization Report and a contributing editor to Budget & Tax News. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from Arizona State University and a Masters of Public Policy from Pepperdine University. He was interviewed October 27, 2005, following his speech to a Frontier Centre luncheon.
Frozen Taps – June 10, 2003
More evidence from the United Kingdom that state ownership of water utilities is costly and inefficient.