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October 05, 2020
waterloop #52: Bill Teichmiller on the Benefits of a Water Utility Cooperative

Bill Teichmiller is the CEO of the EJ Water Cooperative. In this episode Bill discusses how a not-for-profit, member-owned water cooperative provides services to over 77,000 people and is an alternative to public and private water utilities.


Bill Teichmiller is the CEO of the EJ Water Cooperative.

In this episode Bill discusses how a not-for-profit, member-owned water cooperative provides services to over 77,000 people and is an alternative to public and private water utilities. He shares what he believes to be the advantages of a co-op, including better service, lower rates, cleaner water, and equity for customers. Bill talks about the challenges of having 53,000 drinking water utilities and how regionalization and cooperatives could provide solutions.

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