The remunicipalisation tracker mirrors the format typically used by private water-industry publications for listing upcoming privatisation and public-private partnership (PPP) contracts that provide possibilities for commercial expansion. The remunicipalisation tracker’s purpose, however, is very different: to showcase cities, regions and countries that have rolled back privatisation and embarked on securing public water for all that [...]
The world is experiencing a global water crisis. Nearly 800 million people do not have access to safe drinking water and more than 3.5 million people die each year from water-related disease – deaths that would be preventable with access to clean, safe water and sanitation. The Blue Planet Project is part of a global movement that promotes the fundamental truth that “water is life.” We strive for water justice based on the principles that water is a human right, a public trust, and part of the global commons.