Private companies have been working to make a profit from water since the 1600s, when the first water companies were established in England and Wales.
Articles: water privatization (5)
Important lessons can and should be learned in our struggles to defend the land and commons from what took place and continues to take place in Bolivia.
Despite explicit opposition from hundreds of thousands of European citizens, the sovereign debt crisis has given new momentum to the privatisation of water services in many European countries.
When it comes to a person’s fundamental needs being met - nothing is more basic and human, than to share.
Greece knows a thing or two about democracy. And as an increasingly arid nation, good water management is fundamental to its future, both political and physical. The recent financial crisis hasn’t only tested Greek democracy, but its water as well.