Maude Barlow

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Elsewhere Around the World...

by Maude Barlow, by Wenonah Hauter 10-03-2013

IN FRANCE, about 70 percent of water services are privatized. French corporations continue to vie for control of the global water supply. But in 2010, Paris, in a case of “remunicipalization,” exited contracts with Paris-based Veolia and Suez Environnement, the world’s two largest water service companies.

The Great American Water Crisis

by Maude Barlow, by Wenonah Hauter 09-30-2013

Corporations are trying to buy up our water supply—and sell it back to us at a premium. Why it matters, and how consumer groups and faith communities are fighting back.