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Photo credit: Sunshine Lichauco de Leon Access to water is a human right; it should not be a source of ...

Photo via Jessica Sheridan Californians are facing one of the worst droughts in modern history. But while residents are being urged to ...

On Tuesday, with the future of millions of people in Lagos, Nigeria and across the African continent hanging in the ...

We stalled the World Bank’s private water plans in Lagos, ensuring the people of Lagos are able to make their voices heard.

Together with the One Baltimore United coalition, we successfully stopped a contract with major global water privatizer, Veolia, in Baltimore.

Freedom from Debt Coalition, during the international week of action in Manila, Philippines.  

Photo credit: Rovik Obanil, Freedom from Debt Coalition, during the international week of action in Manila, Philippines.  Protest led by the ...

Today, the World Bank is aggressively promoting private water contracts to governments. But unfortunately, these contracts, or public-private―partnerships (PPPs), are ...

The private water industry uses euphemisms like "public-private partnerships" to obscure the truth about its water privatization schemes. Read about the many examples of the private water industry's political interference and misleading marketing, and the growing trend of cities taking back public control of their water systems.

The city of San Francisco bid goodbye to the sale of most bottled water on city property in March 2014. That’s when its Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a historic ordinance vote.

After escalating pressure on the World Bank to stop investing in water corporations, we’ve made a major step toward reaching this goal.