Links

Reports

Flushing Money Away: Why the Privatization of the Wastewater Treatment Plant is a bad idea
By Hugh Mackenzie

Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) and Municipalities: Beyond Principles, a Brief Overview of Practices
By Pierre J. Hamel

Who takes the risks? Water Remunicipalisation in Hamilton, Canada
By Martin Pigeon

Asking the Right Questions: A guide for municipalities considering P3s
By John Loxley

Public-Public Partnerships: An Alternative Model to Leverage the Capacity of Municipal Water Services
By Cornell University ILR School Global Labour Institute

Articles & Posts

What’s the real risk and cost of Regina’s wastewater P3? (September 19, 2013)

“Beware those glowing P3 reviews” (August 29, 2013)

“P3 or No Federal Funding: A Third Option for Regina Wastewater?” (August 24, 2013)

“P3s and the risky business of risk transfer” (August 22, 2013)

“Blissful Ignorance: another Conference Board report on P3s” (August 21, 2013)

“Lessons from Moncton’s water privatization experience” (February 29, 2012)

“The Problem with Public-Private Partnerships” (April 1, 2009)

Regina Water Watch backgrounders and factsheets

RWW flyer (prints 8.5×11″ double-sided in b&w or colour)

Backgrounder on The Cost of Privatizing Regina’s WWTP (prints on two 8.5×11″ pages)

Backgrounder on Design-Bid-Build (DBB) (prints on two 8.5×11″ pages)

Backgrounder on What is a P3? (prints on four 8.5×11″ pages)

Backgrounder on Failed and Flawed P3s in water/waste water projects (prints on two 8.5×11″ pages)

Backgrounder on What Provincial Auditors Have Said About P3s (prints on three 8.5×11″ pages)

Backgrounder on The City’s Claim of a $276 Increase in Utility Fees (prints on two 8.5×11″ pages)

P3s and the risky business of risk transfer” by Simon Enoch (prints on three 8.5×11″ pages)