November 2013: Rescuing Water in Catalonia

Public Event
26 November 2013 from 18.30 to 20.30
Headquarters of Comisions Obreres - Via laietana 16, Auditorium, Barcelona

Cities and towns around the world are taking back control of their water systems after failed attempts at privatization. The speakers will discuss the challenges and successes of their own remunicipalization experiences, and what can be done to reclaim public water. The event will also be an opportunity to network with more than 50 representatives of the Reclaiming Public Water network.


  • Bruno Nguyen - Eau de Paris
  • Christa Hecht - Allianz der √∂ffentlichen Wasserwirtschaft e.V. (Germany)
  • Dorothea Haerlin - Wasserstich Berlin
  • Emilio Pachon - Aguas del Huesna (province of Seville)
  • Lluc V. Pelaez - Mayor of Figaro-Montmany (Catalonia)
  • David McDonald, Queen's University (Canada)

More information about the event on the website of Aigua es vida