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Cochabamba's 'Water War', Six Years On [Bolivia]

Author: Franz Chávez, Inter Press Service, Published on: 8 November 2006

Six years after the people of Cochabamba reversed the privatisation of the city water company, access to water has improved and rates have been raised only slightly. However, there is still a long way to go. [refers to Aguas del Tunari (owned by Bechtel, Edison and Abengoa), Aguas del Illimani (owned by Suez), SEMAPA (Servicio Municipal de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado)]

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Related companies: Abengoa Bechtel Edison (Italy) SEMAPA (Servicio Municipal de Agua Potable y Alcantarillado) Suez