Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.


On Monday, 11 July, Sisters of Mercy joined the Republic of Palau, the NGO Mining Working Group, Salesian Missions, and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in hosting an insightful side event discussing the ways in which the human right to water and sanitation is central to Sustainable Development Goal 6.


June 9, 2016 – 5:55pm Activists gathered outside of OceanaGold’s shareholder meeting in downtown Toronto today at a rally organized by the Council of Canadians, the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, MiningWatch Canada, and the United Church of  C…

May 012016

May 1, 2016 – 8:58am
Water disconnections in Detroit are set to resume today.
The Detroit News reports, “Hundreds lined up outside the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s East Side Customer Service Center Saturday in a last-minute effort to avo…


April 26, 2016 – 5:19pm
A protest against pre-paid water meters in Witzenberg.
Please see this update from our Blue Planet Project team in Cape Town:
After winning a partial victory last fall our partners in South Africa are once again mobilizing to …


April 26, 2016 – 5:12pm
Please see this update from our Blue Planet Project team in Cape Town:
The Blue Planet Project continues to work with allies in Cape Town, South Africa to fight the installation of Water Management Devices.
Beginning in 2014 t…

Original content: Creative Commons License. Content posted by individual authors may be copyright, unless otherwise noted. Suffusion theme by Sayontan Sinha