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The Privatisation of Water Utilities in Italy and the Associated Debate

Federica Fotino


I. Introduction Privatisation1 per se has always been a highly controversial issue, but it becomes even more so when envisaging private sector participation in the provision of water services and sanitation. Due to the fact that water services are seen as such a key public utility, proposals for private sector participation often provoke strong opposition. Water is considered a common beneficial good, to be shared among all members of the community. I


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