City favors contract extension with company that missed $US 1 million payment deadline.
Resource-extraction economy faces inherent tensions between development and protection.
True Alaska Bottling sends a notice of dissolution to S2C Global, which rejects the disbanding of their joint bulk water export company.
The breach of contract will most likely result in a deadline extension, Sitka city officials say.
‘Water has to come to the people,’ president of S2C Global tells Circle of Blue.
Many companies have previously failed at bulk water shipments.
Within six to eight months, S2C Global Systems will ship water from Alaska to a hub in India.
While bulk water sales haven’t been completed, three new applications show interest is still strong.
The Fraser Institute, a right-leaning Canadian think tank, wants a shift in government water policy.
Sitka, Alaska to send millions of gallons of water to India, which will then be distributed in the Middle East.
Water shipped in large tankers designed for oil as a supply solution to the global freshwater crisis?
Bulk water sales have succeeded and been banned around the world.
After a decade of unsuccessful attempts to sell bulk water, Sitka hopes to sell 50 million gallons by 2011.
Bulk water has been attempted and banned around the world. Visualize the last decade of attempts in Sitka.