Water Justice News: Blue Communities


June 27, 2014 – 8:18am The Mayor of Bern, Switzerland has written the Mayor of Cambuquira, Brazil congratulating him on his municipality becoming a blue community. 

Photo: Mayor Tschäppät, Mayor Xavier
Mayor Alexander Tschäppät writes to Ma…

WIN! Zurich becomes a blue community

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June 25, 2014 – 8:45am Zurich, Switzerland is now a blue community!
The Swiss news service 20 Minuten reports (in German), “The city of Zurich is to assume more responsibility in terms of water and join the international ‘Blue Community’ initiative. …


June 7, 2014 – 10:00pm
Early this morning, Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow tweeted, “In Cambuquira Brazil, home to famous mineral waters. Town will declare itself a Blue Community to protect this water.”
Cambuquira is a city of 14,000 pe…


May 8, 2014 – 10:18am Cambuquira, Brazil has become the first blue community in Latin America!

Photo: Excerpt of the municipal resolution committing Cambuquira to the principles of being a blue community.
Its municipal council passed the resolution…

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