Water Justice

Water Justice

Reclaiming Public Water book

Belén Balanyá
March 2007

The groundbreaking book on how reformed public water services can achieve the goal of delivering water for all. Includes additional new chapters.

Remunicipalisation in the water sector: an unstoppable wave

December 2013

Water remunicipalisation is a growing trend across the world.

Open letter: EU must continue support for innovative non-profit partnerships

November 2013

TNI joined several NGOs and trade unions in calling on Andris Piebalgs (EU Commissioner for Development) to increase EU support for non-profit partnership water projects in Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries. These projects have proved to be highly successful but funding is under threat.

Bern the first Blue Community in Europe

September 2013

Social justice, environmental, and labour organizations in Europe are applauding the city of Bern for taking a bold new step to protect water as a commons.  

Investors requested to withdraw bids for Thessaloniki

July 2013

(Press release: 24 July 2013) A large group of Greek, European and international organisations, networks and others have requested the bidders for the Thessaloniki Water and Sewage Company to withdraw their bids. They want the bidders to respect the wishes of the workers and local communities who do not want their company to be run by private operators.

Resist and transform: the struggle for water in Greece

May 2013

A combination of opposing privatisation and putting forward practical alternatives is helping water campaigners mount an effective challenge to austerity in Greece.

Networking against Fracking

April 2013

Global networking is key to winning battle against fracking, say activists at WSF.

Remunicipalisation

Martin Pigeon, David A. McDonald
March 2013

After decades of failed water privatisation, cities like Paris are starting to bring water back into public hands. Download this free 'must-read' book for policy makers and activists looking to democratise water services.

Putting Water Back into Public Hands

March 2013

An inspiring video animation about how cities are reversing water privatisation to regain public control.

A critique of the Water Operators Partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean (WOP-LAC)

September 2012

This discussion paper aims to generate much-needed discussions about the experiences with Water Operators Partnerships (WOPs) projects on the ground, in this case in Latin America. The paper highlights a number of serious problems with the WOP-LAC projects, many of which are run by commercially oriented or private water operators.