Tag Archives: Drinking water

UK: Drinking water supply hot topic in Brexit negotiations

Drinking water has become part of the Brexit negotiations. Photo: European Commission. 

Politicians in the United Kingdom are struggling with the Brexit-deal. There seems to be a lack of support for the EU-deal that is prepared by president May. Behind closed doors the government is also preparing a no-deal scenario. But according to a...
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Irish referendum must safeguard public water services

During a day of national protest against privatisation in September 2016 red flags were raised in Dublin city. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The Irish government will hold a referendum on adding an amendment to the constitution that ensures state control over water services. The referendum was approved by the cabinet Tuesday 20 November and will...
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