Water Justice News

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

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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…


April 21, 2016 – 1:00pm A letter was sent today to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon by water justice organizations from around the world expressing deep concerns about a new “high-level” panel convened by the World Bank at the United Nations focusi…

Celebrating World Water Day

Posted on March 21, 2016
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The Blue Planet Project (BPP) is celebrating World Water Day by bringing international attention to the importance of global water justice by: 1. Launching Public Water for All, the first module in our Water Justice Toolkit. This resource is aimed at supporting frontline communities in their struggles against the corporate takeover of water. Thanks to [...]

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