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Food & Water Watch Fact Checking 101

Food & Water Watch (FWW) is spreading deliberately misleading information about New Mexico House Bill (HB) 299, which would allow state and local governments to enter into long-term contracts with private companies to help with essential infrastructure projects. We thought we would help FWW by correcting some of the inaccuracies in its latest campaign material. […]

Michael Deane Interview with Water & Wastes Digest

National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) Executive Director Michael Deane recently sat down with Water & Wastes Digest’s Amy McIntosh to talk about how the private water industry leverages collaboration through public-private partnerships. In his interview, Deane reiterated the importance of private water in solving our nation’s infrastructure challenges, noting, “To respond to the nation’s […]

New Website Corrects Deliberately Misleading Information on Private Water Industry

FACT-CHECKING CAMPAIGN PROVES FOOD & WATER WATCH AND CORPORATE ACCOUNTABILITY INTERNATIONAL’S WATER CLAIMS AS FALSE Washington, DC – TruthfromtheTap.com launched today, becoming the first fact-checking effort designed specifically to debunk false claims about the private water industry being made by groups like Food & Water Watch and Corporate Accountability International. The website exposes the misleading […]

Water Activist Groups and the Tangled Web They Weave

Opponents of private water claim to empower change and often masquerade as independent of special interests. Yet their actions speak louder than words. The truth is these activist groups receive millions in funding from anonymous donors and maintain close relationships with international activist groups. They organize together behind the scenes to push their radical, ideological […]

The President’s Bold Plan for America’s Aging Infrastructure

America’s crumbling water infrastructure is a national issue that unfortunately not many people hear or think about. While we rely on critical infrastructure systems on a daily basis, out of sight usually means out of mind. For instance, when you turn on your faucet to wash your hands, do you think about where the water comes from? […]

Debunking the CAI Report

It’s no secret that Corporate Accountability International (CAI) is opposed to private markets, especially when it comes to water. This was made clear by the anti-private water report CAI and Public Services International Research Unit (PSIRU) published in 2014, “Troubled Waters: Misleading industry PR and the case for public water.” However, what CAI and PSIRU […]