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

Our nation’s water systems are on the verge of collapse; if nothing is done, the U.S. will face dire economic and public health consequences. Public Water Works! exposes the great need to reinvest in the country’s public water systems, and reveals the high value people in the U.S. place on safe, public water.

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

Six states, 140 cities and a growing number of universities have declared an end to spending on bottled water, saving money and boosting confidence in the tap.

Under pressure of a heavy international debt load, the Filipino government turned over the management of Manila’s water supply to two ...

When Coca-Cola’s interference put the the National Park Service’s plan to end the sale of bottled water at risk, thousands of members took action. The public outcry moved the Park Service to make good on its plan.

By Brett Ader, The Florida Independent  Citizens in North Florida marked a pivotal victory earlier this month with the adoption ...

Major changes have flowed from our campaign to Think Outside the Bottle. Since its launch in 2006, 40 percent of people in the U.S. have switched from bottled water to the tap.

Compelled by global water advocates and government champions, the U.N. General Assembly upheld the fundamental human right to water.

In 2008, the U.S. Conference of Mayors resolved to phase out city spending on bottled water. Cities have since saved millions of taxpayer dollars, instead promoting public water systems.