Source: NewStandard News
Voters in a Kentucky county today could approve a referendum that would make their privatized water system public.
Citizens who vote "yes" on the referendum could empower the Lexington-Fayette Urban County government to purchase the water company that serves more than 310,000 people in the area. The ballot measure calls on the county to purchase Kentucky American Water using the most effective means possible, including eminent domain.
The company is a subsidiary of American Water, which in turn is part of the German conglomerate RWE AG. read more