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Make it illegal to make excessive profits off of water systems.

Government, which is We the People, needs to protect Our access to clean, affordable Water, without which we Die.

Congress should reaffirm that Water is a shared, common resource that belongs to all of Us.

Congress should make it illegal to privatize a public water system for profit. Public water systems are non-profit and any privatization of a water system should be non-profit as well.

Water should not be subject to "supply -vs- demand" pricing. Corporations should not profit from a low supply of Water, especially not when there is a drought.

If water supplies do remain private, they should be closely regulated to ensure no price gouging and that necessary expenditures are made to properly maintain a clean Water supply.

An internet search on "private water news" reveals what has been happening in communities where water is provided by private water companies. It is scandalous.

Examples :

One facet of the Indie film "Sleep Dealer" explores where this may lead.

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