Merge, corporatise suppliers to fix three waters - commission

Paul McBeth
Thu, 04 Jul 2019

By Paul McBeth July 4 (BusinessDesk) - Council-owned and operated water suppliers should be merged and corporatised if they can't improve on their own, the Productivity Commission says.  It says the three-waters sector needs "fundamental" reform, and noted the government is considering extensive changes to the sector's regulatory framework and how it is funded.  "Considerable evidence shows poor performance of the three waters sector in many parts of New Zealand, in terms of their impact on human health, the natural environment, produc...

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