Privatising Water. If the water situation is so hazardous, as we have been seeing in the previous posts, why does government not get rid of it and privatise it? This is a solution that has worked in the past for other such difficult and messy departments as electricity and health. Government might even make some money from water, for a change.
It turns out that just that solution was arrived at and agreed on several years ago. The United Front had it in their Political Manifesto during the general elections. Government has even committed to taking just that step. The European Union gave financial aid for improving and developing
My information is that a Water Corporation Act was even drafted by the Attorney-General’s Chambers. It has, apparently, even been published in a Gazette for discussion. This was several years ago. Nothing has happened since. The latest story is that they are in the process of hiring a consultant to advise before the Bill is enacted. That must be the twentieth consultant on
Can we have a little leadership in this place?