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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.

When global water giant Veolia tried to sneak a contract into the city of St. Louis, Missouri in order to get its hands on the city’s water system, Corporate Accountability International leapt into action to make sure democracy prevailed.

By Stella Dawson, Reuters WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Civil society groups are pressuring the World Bank to disinvest from ...

Maria Theresa Lauron, a water activist from the Philippines, strode across the stage at the World Water Forum and took a seat ...

“Shutting the Spigot on Private Water” is a landmark report that documents how the World Bank is driving global water privatization ...