Report Highlights Lack of Water Risk Disclosure in Municipal Bonds

The study identifies the need for major overhaul of how water risk is measured and reported in the U.S.

Higher Water Prices Needed Globally, OECD Says

A report from 30 of the richest countries in the world says raising water rates will help protect and maintain the precious resource for the future.

Liquid Assets: Tide Turns Against Privatization of City Water Systems

There's nothing like a fiscal deficit to prompt municipal leaders to think hard about how to save money. Everything is on the table and no city service or asset is untouchable. So last November when the mayor of Carbondale, Illinois made several suggestions for bailing out the cash-strapped city, the idea of selling the municipal water and sewer system gained serious traction.