Filter out the mud, and you can see through the water
Kudos. Yes, I know even fully disclosed it is harder to read than standard Meänkieli, but still.
So I know the workers are kind of mad at the fee being paid to the management company Veolia, a company whose parent is the global French company, to run things down there. But I have to say it has taken decades to get that modicum of public disclosure. Worth every penny.
and yes.. for those who do not realize it, the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer System is being run by a French owned company. One of those things that must drive Josh Wander a bit nuts (hey, is he running for mayor as well?). But I have to tell you, ever since being on the Paris Sewer Tour, I have no doubt the French know sewers. Now if the PWSA organizes a Pittsburgh Sewer Tour, we really may be on to something. I'll be the first to sign up.
And if you really dislike the idea of the French managing things down there, I also bet they are not outsourcing their billing to
That being said. It's scary stuff. If the details are too much, some of the summary stats are scary in themselves. The super summary: lots and lots of debt. If you don't read it, a summary graph was in the publication American Water Intelligence last fall. (and NO, I do not read it either.)
and unfortunately, none of that is