Policy Brief

The Year 2010 in Water & Wastewater Public-Private Partnerships

Water and Wastewater Chapter of Annual Privatization Report 2010

This section of Reason Foundation’s Annual Privatization Report 2010 provides an overview of the latest news on public-private partnerships in water and wastewater services. Topics include:

  • U.S. water and wastewater PPP update,
  • Public Works Financing‘s 14th Annual Water Partnerships Report,
  • Indianapolis spinning off water/wastewater systems to nonprofit uility, and
  • Urban Land Institute recommending full-cost pricing and PPPs to close the water infrastructure gap.

» Annual Privatization Report 2010: Water [pdf, 720 kB]

» Complete Annual Privatization Report 2010


Leonard Gilroy is vice president of government reform at Reason Foundation and senior managing director of Reason's Pension Integrity Project.

Harris Kenny is a state and local government policy analyst at Reason Foundation, a non-profit think tank advancing free minds and free markets.