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Maude Barlow Calls For "Blue Communities" To Battle Water Privatization


In her new book "Whose Water Is It, Anyway?" rights activist Maude Barlow writes not just about the hazards of water privatization but about proactive efforts that communities are taking to protect water resources, including the Blue Communities Project, which started in Canada in 2009 and has spread to cities, universities, unions and faith-based organizations around the world. Blue Communities commit to defending water as a human right, protecting water resources for the public trust and banning bottled water from municipal facilities and events.