Putting Water Back into Public Hands

06 March 2013

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

This video explores water 'remunicipalisation' in Buenos Aires and Paris, looking at the challenges and benefits of reclaiming public water. It calls on citizens worldwide to mobilize around this option. Do it! Remunicipalisation Works! The video was produced by Transnational Institute (TNI), Municipal Services Projects (MSP) and Corporate Europe Observatory(CEO).

Find more case studies on the transition from private to public water provision (Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Hamilton, Canada; and a national-level experiment in Malaysia) in the book available for free download here.

Also visit TNI and CEO's Remunicipalisation Tracker

Credits: Dent De Cuir


Subtitles are available in different languages: 

Spanish   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-pi8Gckpx4

French   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdk0Jw6T080

Greek   http://youtu.be/A1XAQwcmmnQ

Portuguese   http://ow.ly/jjWkK

German   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMwvzE-tEP8

Italian https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azYtbq1c-Ug

Contact Satoko [a] tni.org if you want to make your own language subtitles