There has been some evidence that privatization would

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there has been some evidence that privatization would better sustain the quality and allocation of water, outside influences, such as shareholders, inhibit private companies to be totally impartial to providing benefits to wealthier citizens. That is why it is important to have some government check over private companies, to ensure that water is fairly distributed to the urban poor. There is no clear solution to the issue of water shortage, but a balance between private and public allocation would benefit both sides of the spectrum.
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