water and sanitation

Chennai water woes: 10 million people living through the worst water crisis

Photo: REUTERS / P. Ravikumar

“Water for sanitation is scarce. Laundry and bathing are nothing short of luxury, IT sector companies have asked employees to work from home, malls have closed their wash rooms, Several restaurants have shut down operations, price of bottled water is reported to have gone up four times and citizens barely have access to water”.

The Right to Water in France: the Bill has been adopted!

Great news of successful advocacy by French EWP members! Blog post written by Kristel Malegue, Coordinator at Coalition Eau. 

On Tuesday 14th June 2016, Bill no. 2715 on the effective implementation of the human right to water and sanitation was adopted by the French National Assembly at its first reading.