Given all the needs our community has — education, economic development, housing, transportation, public health, police and fire services, open lands conservation — is owning the water system a $300 million priority for you?
City officials want you to believe that a publicly owned water system will keep more money in the local economy, provide greater system investment and reduce water rates. Sounds good, until you actually do the math.
Mountain Water President John Kappes responds to a blog article that questions our series of ads in local media.
The condemnation case is winding its way through appeals. Liberty Utilities is now the upstream owner of Mountain Water. Here are important facts about the status and future of your water system.
Should the city be allowed to take Mountain Water Company, or should Liberty Utilities buy our system? To us, the answer is clear.
We asked city officials about their plan for operating Missoula’s water system. They all admitted under oath: They don’t have one.
By eliminating all the leakage from Mountain Water’s mains, we could save $366,000 annually. And cost you more than $128 million in the process.
Four Mountain Water employees spoke to the Missoula City Council Committee of the Whole about factual misrepresentations made by the city’s attorneys.
Mountain Water president John Kappes addresses the strong-arm tactics employed by the city of Missoula as it seeks to take Mountain Water’s assets.