Archives: Water

By Winnie Hu for The New York Times. The Ballfields Café in Central Park sells more than 400 bottled waters ...

There's a bill to help privatize water in Massachusetts -- again. You can stop it. Call your state legislators today.

Water dam over a bridge

Trump’s #InfrastructureScam threatens to undermine our democracy, exacerbate racial and economic inequities, and open the floodgates for privatization of our water systems -- our most essential public resource.

Lauren DeRusha Corporate Accountability at Baltimore water privatization rally.

All the fearless organizing by people challenging Veolia, the world’s largest water privatization corporation, has paid off in a big way: Veolia has been forced to abandon a flagship strategy for pursuing water privatization in U.S. cities.

Water fountain. Credit: Max Pixel

Organize your community and local public officials to challenge Trump's pro-privatization infrastructure agenda. Join the campaign. Photo: Max Pixel    

Veronica Nwanya, an organizer with our longtime ally Environmental Rights Action, leads a women’s march for water justice in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of our joint campaign for a strong, public water system in the city. CREDIT: Environmental Rights Action

Water belongs to us all, and everyone should have access to clean, safe water. Our water campaign challenges transnational corporations like Nestlé and Veolia that are driving and deepening the global water crisis.

On World Water Day, hundreds of people marched through the streets of Lagos, Nigeria to demand that their government reject water privatization and instead support a strong, public water system in the city.

For the past 30 years, Nestlé has been bottling millions of gallons of water a year from the San Bernardino National Forest under an expired permit. Take action to stop this water grab!

Capitol Hill

The Trump administration just released an infrastructure plan that could open the floodgates for corporations to privatize the public systems we all rely upon, like our water systems. Tell your member of Congress to reject the Trump infrastructure plan.

Corporate Accountability Organizer Alissa Weinman, alongside allies in the community, demands the Pittsburgh water system stay public.

With members and allies, we’re preventing the privatization of Pittsburgh’s public water system.