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    Privatization Of Water

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    In the current state of the world water is a commodity that is becoming more scarce and is terrifying as it is a necessity of life. It is sad to think that we live in a society that is extremely sophisticated and smart; however, we cannot provide water to the millions of people that do not have it or cease to find smarter means of obtaining it. Water is renewed by the natural processes of the Earth; however, we are polluting and degrading our water ways in such a drastic way that they are rendered unsafe and unhygienic. Much of the water available to us either being underground or on land are being depleted which is causing a major difficulty in provided people with potable water. There are many factors to consider when taking into account…

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    much like our heart, water gives us power. In the world of water politics, water is power, meant both literally and figuratively. In fact, water is the basis of many things currently. It is the source of our own nutritional benefit and without it we would perish. It is the substance granting life to many organisms of non-human descent. It is the reason for our rainy days and our snowy winters, our pools on hot summer days and the dew fall on the grass on chilly mornings. Water symbolizes job…

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    Water Privatization

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    Introduction: Water is certainly the most important source that is necessary for survival in the world. Water not only ensures continuation of life on the earth but also forms society and human culture. Moreover, modern economic growth is completely dependent on a steady supply of water for generation of energy, growth of cities, agricultural production as well as 21st century industrialization. However, given this huge requirement for water it is wise that people thoroughly understand the…

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    High School United Nations Environmental Programme Water Privatization and Access Description of Topic The struggle for access to clean drinking water has lasted since prehistory and endures to this day. Although it seems that this problem would be solved by technological progress and societal advancement, the reverse is true. Due to an increasing global population, the demand for water has escalated; the fight to posses the most basic resource necessary for life continues. As climate change…

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    It’s no secret that water is essential for life. From humans to animals, we all need water in order to survive. Water should be universally considered and accepted as a human right, just like air. Through Resolution 64/292 the United Nations officially declared water as a human right in 2010 (UN). As stated by the researchers of, a huge problem we’re facing in this day and age is “privatization of water for corporate interest rather than human rights” (Johnson). When water rights are given to…

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    The need for fresh water grows alongside the burgeoning global population; but with rising temperatures and varying climates, water’s dispersal is becoming less uniform and less predictable to the extent that even historical bodies of water like Lake Chad may become dry. With this sporadic access to water, questions rise as to the proper method of water distribution. Privatization is a proposed method that claims private companies ought to be tasked with the treatment and distribution of water,…

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    A Pledge Against Water Privatization The World Bank has predicted that by 2025, more than half of the population will start running out of drinking water. When such numbers are presented as cold facts to the population, non-action is becoming less and less an option. This gloomy prediction however, is not unanimously seen as bad news; in fact, this impending doom is seen as a valuable business opportunity for numerous multinational business who are trying to monetize the misery of water starving…

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    Water should not be privatized because privatization leads to rate increases, privatization undermines water quality, and reduces local control and public rights. Water privatization is when water is chosen to be private property which will cost, or the water will be for public use and will not cost. If it's private the companies will clean the water, and if it's public then the consumer must clean the water itself. Water Should not be privatized because it leads to a rate increase. Among the…

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    In recent discussions of the water crises of Flint, MI, a controversial issue has been a decision whether water privatization or public utilities are better for the well-being. The people in Flint, MI have experienced an extreme discomfort of the over excessive amount of lead in their own homes. In fact, Elected officials have denied for over a year that the city's water was contaminated with lead, however, they finally admitted that the water wasn't safe in September 2015. CNN News reports that…

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    (WikiProject_Bolivia, 2015) There were three cities associated with the rehabilitation program, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, La Paz and Cochabamba. The World Bank made conditions on one of its loans to Bolivia for a major water and sewage rehabilitation program for two out of three cities. One of the conditions was to privatize the municipal water utilities. Aguas del Tunaria, was the private consortium of international firms that purchased the municipal utility for Cochabamba…

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