oa ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa - Privatisation of basic services in Canada : the Canadian experience
|Article Title||Privatisation of basic services in Canada : the Canadian experience|
|© Publisher:||Dullah Omar Institute|
|Journal||ESR Review : Economic and Social Rights in South Africa|
|Publication Date||Nov 2003|
|Pages||16 - 18|
Extracted from text ... ESR Review ? Vol 4 No 4 16 the role it may have played in a deadly outbreak of E. coli infection. This outbreak, the result of contaminated wells that were not identified or simply ignored by authorities, resulted in some 2 300 people falling ill and in the death of seven. In early May 2000, heavy rainfall caused flooding in the small community of Walkerton. Water contaminated with E. coli bacteria entered the system through one of the community's three wells. Residents of the town became exposed to the contamination on May 12. For the previous ten days, ..
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