Water

Key Publications

Insatiable Thirst

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One of our planet's scarcest natural resources - safe, affordable and accessible water - is under threat from the coal industry. Vast amounts of freshwater are consumed and polluted during coal mining, transport and power generation. This factsheet outlines the major threats to water resources from continued coal expansion.

The Global Water Grab

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This primer analyses water grabbing by powerful actors who take control of valuable water resources for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems.

Reclaiming Public Water

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This book describes how reformed public water services can achieve the goal of delivering water for all, and summaries in Arabic, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Hindi and Portuguese are available.

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No Fracking Way!

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This factsheet outlines the impacts that ‘fracking’ - which is used to extract gas from rock formations - can have on people’s water supplies and health.

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