Nestlé Conflicts

Bhati Dilwan, Pakistan

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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

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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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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 […]

Chaffee County, Colorado

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Nestlé claims in that their history with the residents of Chaffee County, Colorado was an example of the kind of good corporate citizenship that the framework will help them foster. In reality, Chaffee County was a clear example of Nestlé up to its old tricks. Though Nestlé started buying up land in their community in […]

Poland, Maine

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Nestlé operates at least six wells and two bottling plants in Poland and Hollis, Maine, under the Poland Springs label, and is looking to build a third bottling plant and open up additional wells. When local residents heard about Nestlé’s plan to expand, they were concerned about the impact of the expansion. Traffic in these […]

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