Italian water movement achieves a major success

The italian water campaigners and which include EPSU affiliate CGIL-FP have achieved a major success in submitting 400.000 signatures for the government to elaborate a law that sees to return the water services to public control. The 5 key principles are:

1. Water as human right;
2. 50 free litres per person guaranteed;
3. Property of the water systems shall be entirely public with
management through agencies disciplined by public law;
4. Participation of the local communities and the citizens to the public
management of water;
5. The creation of a National Fund of solidarity and international
cooperation for projects supporting the access to water.

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