Privatisation of water supply businesses has often led to higher bills and poorer water quality. Photo: EPA

Japan allows companies to manage water supplies, prompting critics to warn against privatisation

  • In other countries, privatisation of water supply businesses has often led to higher bills and poorer water quality
  • The opposition camp argued the government ‘is trying to sell off [public] water businesses for the profit of a foreign company’
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Privatisation of water supply businesses has often led to higher bills and poorer water quality. Photo: EPA
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