Private Water Law

Category: Public private partnerships

Public-Private Partnerships Using the California Infrastructure Finance Act

Public-private partnerships (P3s) are a method of alternative procurement for government infrastructure projects. Rather than following the traditional design-bid-build process in which each procurement step is separately contracted for by a government agency, two or more of those steps are…

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Upcoming Conference on Public-Private Partnerships in California

I am pleased to share details about an upcoming conference on public-private partnerships (P3s) for infrastructure in California. The one-day event is being organized by the National Council for Public-Private Partnerships and will examine the basics of P3s, the legal…

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New Georgia Legislation for Public-Private Partnerships in Water

Last week, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed SB 122, which creates a new authority for private sector investors and water service companies to participate in water supply projects. Codified in new Georgia Code ยงยง 36-91-100 et seq., SB 122 does…

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Tap v. Bottled Water in the Private Sector

We often see critics linking together private water companies and bottled water as jointly promoting “commodification” of the world’s water supplies. While the differences should be fairly obvious between investor-owned utilities and companies that provide design, construction, operations and maintenance…

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