Blue Planet Project

May 172017
 

The 2nd International Gathering brings together people directly impacted by water struggles and social movement water groups,  plus — water rights attorneys and policy makers, researchers, scholars, social workers, youth and elders from across the U.S., First Nations and international countries. Your participation will strengthen the global movement for the human right to water and […]

 

Maude Barlow was joined today by water justice organizations around the world who are denouncing attempts by the World Water Forum to co-opt critical voices by setting up a Citizen’s Process to ostensibly encourage civil participation. The organizers of the 2018 World Water Forum that is to be held in Brazil, are hosting a preparatory […]

Bhati Dilwan, Pakistan

Posted on April 7, 2017  Tagged with:
Apr 072017
 

Water levels in wells and fountains near a Nestlé bottled water production facility have dropped significantly. Locals, who cannot afford to purchase the bottled variety, are left with dirty water from depleted wells. Residents say the water has been making some of the local children sick.

Aberfoyle, Ontario

Posted on April 7, 2017  Tagged with:
Apr 072017
 

Nestlé pumps water from wells in Hillsburgh and Aberfoyle, two communities surrounded by three of the five Great Lakes in southern Ontario. In 2013, Nestlé appealed the Ontario government’s decision to include drought restrictions on the Hillsburgh permit. However, Nestlé backed down after the Wellington Water Watchers and Council of Canadians represented by Ecojustice challenged […]

Hope, British Columbia

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Apr 072017
 

Nestlé also withdraws 265 million litres every year in Hope, BC. The BC government kicked off a firestorm of opposition when it released new water rates that would have Nestlé paying only $2.25 per million litres starting in January when the new Water Sustainability Act comes into force. What’s worse is the act uses the […]

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