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Water

Corporate initiatives to privatize, control, deplete or pollute fresh water around the world are intensifying, which raises sobering questions about fair access to an indispensable resource for life. The commons provides many constructive answers to this growing threat.

July 30, 2010

Historic Expansion of Human Rights

The UN declares the right to clean drinking water and sanitation
July 21, 2010

Imminent UN Vote on the Right to Water

Act now to win safe drinking water and sanitation for everyone
EMEAC at the US Social Forum 2010
June 25, 2010

A Rousing Day of Commons

A People's Assembly and International Workshop focus on what we share
A Water Commons Clash in the Coliseum
March 19, 2010

A Water Commons Clash in the Coliseum

Join the fight against privatization of water in Italy.
Protecting the World's Water
March 15, 2010

Protecting the World's Water

OTC launches new group to protect water for people and the planet, with websites in both English and Spanish
To Curb Climate Change, We Need to Protect  Water
January 19, 2010

To Curb Climate Change, We Need to Protect Water

An international rescue plan for fresh water
Rural Communities Can Help Ease Global Warming
December 14, 2009

Rural Communities Can Help Ease Global Warming

Hoping for a solution in Copenhagen that pays indigenous residents to protect forest, water and farm commons
Reclaiming Water as a Commons
November 25, 2009

Reclaiming Water as a Commons

Dispatches of hope from India, outrage from California -- and more.
November 1, 2009

Communal water rights

New Mexico's acequias have maintained an equitable sharing of water for 400 years