LOUISIANA: A Win for Privatization
- Voters Give Themselves Voice in New Orleans Sewer Privatization. DeSue, Tedra // Bond Buyer;3/5/2002, Vol. 339 Issue 31337, p28
Reports on the position of voters on the privatization of the sewer and water system in New Orleans, Louisiana. Percentage of city dwellers approving the scheme; Worth of the contract; Saving achieved by privatizing.
- Alabama cities weigh options. // ENR: Engineering News-Record;08/31/98, Vol. 241 Issue 8, p11
Announces the addition of two Alabama cities to the list of United States (US) municipalities seeking to benefit from privatizing water and wastewater treatment. Reasons for selling Birmingham's water system; Planned retention of Huntsville city's ownership of its wastewater treatment system.
- Sapir sees light at the end of a crumbling drainage line. Finn, Kathy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);04/26/99, Vol. 19 Issue 43, p25
Reports on New Orleans, Louisiana Councilman Eddie Sapir's proposal to seek competitive bids from private industry for the operation of the city's sewerage and drainage. Causes of the New Orleans Sewerage & Water Board's reluctance to raise rates; Result of similar privatization efforts in...
- Critics say S&W Board could do better. Stuart, Stephen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);9/3/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 10
Reports the privatization of water and sewer system in New Orleans, Louisiana. Content of the section five of the document bid; Exclusion of the elected members from the consultations; Approval of 12-member committee to evaluate bid proposals for the water and system privatization.
- N.O. undeterred after Atlanta flushes lucrative water contract. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);2/3/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 32, p9
Reports that the cancellation of the water privatization contract does not discourage New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin from seeking a private manager for the Sewerage & Water Board. Announcement of starting the privatization process; Selection of a private company to manage Sewerage & Water Board;...
- Indianapolis Mayor Aims to Privatize Water-Sewer System. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;3/11/2010, Vol. 371 Issue 33280, p4
The article reports on the announcement by Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard in Indiana regarding the selling of the city's water and sewer systems to nonprofit group Citizens Energy Group.
- Germany to press for privatisation. // Water & Environment International;Feb2000, Vol. 9 Issue 64, p3
Reports on the strategy for full privatization of the German water and sewerage systems addressed at the 2000 Entsorga exhibition. Provision of access for private companies to the German market by a section on water supply at the waste and management fair.
- Privatisation Brazil may generate $15bn. // Water & Environment International;Feb2000, Vol. 9 Issue 64, p4
Reports on the possible amount to be generated by the privatization of Brazil's state water service and sewerage companies. First companies to be privatized; Need for huge stakes of potential investors to get involved in the process; Revenue from the companies in 1999.
- BGR weighs in on sewer and water privatization. Stuart, Stephen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);06/18/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 52
Reports on the need to privatize the water and the sewerage system in New Orleans, Louisiana according to the study findings from the Bureau of Governmental Research (BGR). Conditions on which the success of the privatization process will depend according to BGR.