Reclaiming Public Water Network

3 July 2009

Since 2005, TNI has been instrumental in catalysing and supporting the Reclaiming Public Water network, which has grown to include more than 300 member organisations in 58 countries – 15 joined in 2013. This is an open, multi-sectoral network that enables activists, trade unionists and academics to work together with water utility managers and engineers to promote democratic, public models for providing water as the best means of ensuring safe, affordable access to water for all. TNI functions as the facilitating hub of the network.

Since 2005, TNI has been instrumental in catalysing and supporting the Reclaiming Public Water network, which has grown to include more than 300 member organisations in 58 countries – 15 joined in 2013. This is an open, multi-sectoral network that enables activists, trade unionists and academics to work together with water utility managers and engineers to promote democratic, public models for providing water as the best means of ensuring safe, affordable access to water for all. TNI functions as the facilitating hub of the network.

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