Reversing the Tide: Cities and Countries Are Rebelling Against Water Privatization, and Winning

Reversing the Tide: Cities and Countries Are Rebelling Against Water Privatization, and Winning

More and more communities and governments are choosing to resist and reverse private water contracts. According to a 2014 report by the Transnational Institute, around 180 cities in 35 countries have returned control of their water supply to municipalities in the past 15 years.

Demonstrators march through the streets to protest a water tax in Dublin, Ireland, November 1, 2014. (Photo: William Murphy)

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