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, a nonprofit think tank advancing free minds and free markets. He also serves as senior managing director of the Pension Integrity Project at Reason Foundation, which assists policymakers and other stakeholders in designing, analyzing and implementing public sector pension reforms.

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