In Lagos, Nigeria, massive corporations like Veolia are trying to control our water systems. If they succeed, it could have huge consequences for millions of people in Lagos, as well as the rest of Africa and the wider world.

Water is one of our most essential resources. But across the globe, corporations are vying to gain control of and commodify this basic human right. And Lagos, Nigeria, a city of more than 20 million people, is the epicenter of the movement challenging water profiteers and demanding public water.

Ocean at dusk with city in the background.

On World Oceans Day, learn how water issues around the globe are all connected.

In the coming weeks, we'll be organizing around the shareholders’ meetings of corporations like ExxonMobil, and McDonald’s. We need your support to make sure we have the strongest presence possible.

After four years, the people of Flint, MI still don’t have access to safe, affordable water. Gov. Rick Snyder has consistently trivialized Flint residents’ demands. And recently he ended water aid for Flint, just days after his administration granted Nestlé a permit to extract hundreds of millions of gallons of Michigan’s water, practically for free. Tell Gov. Snyder: water for Flint, not for Nestlé’s profit

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