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France: cutting off water is illegal

French citizens are illegally cut of from their drinking water supply by private water companies. By taking their ‘case’ to court French consumers could regain their access to drinking water. Water companies, like Veolia and Saur, are referring to the law that permits them to cut off non-paying customers of water, or gas and electricity...
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Italy: Venice will host worldexpo on water in 2015

Artist Impression Aquae Venezia

Next year, during the worldexpo in Milano, Venice will host a special exhibition on water. Aquae Venezia 2015 will focus on the importance of water for life. The new pavilion, located in the industrial Area of Porto Marghera, will host exhibitions, conferences, water-related activities and technological innovations. The initiative will...
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Hispanic water sector awarded for water communication

Today, the hispanic platform for water professionals Iagua, awarded companies and organisations for their communication.
The ranking Iagua crowned nominees with the most social impact in 2015 regarding a complex algorythm named Ranking Iagua.
The nominees and winners gathered today in the Roca Gallery in Madrid.

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Ireland: Massive protests against water charges

Tens of thousands of people gathered yesterday in Dublin to protest against water charges. The mass demonstration was organised by Right2Water and community groups. The protest went on despite the concessions environment minister Alan Kelly did several weeks ago. The Irish are still furious and want to reverse the decision.

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