Troubled Water - release

Troubled Water examines the threats to public water systems and watersheds on Vancouver Island. Privatization, Public Private Partnerships (P3’s), privately owned community watersheds, vulnerable aquifers, ground water contamination and international trade agreements all threaten to further undermine the safety and security of public water systems, public ownership and the fundamental human right to access clean drinking water.

Troubled Water profiles the public drinking watersheds and aquifers in Victoria, Chemainus (Halalt), Cassidy, Nanaimo (Snuneymuxw), Parksville and Port Alberni. These different types of water sources and the various threats they face are representative of many other watersheds in North America and around the world. Examples of successes and what communities can strive for including the Blue Communities project are also highlighted.

The film was supported with a grant by Vancouver Island Water Watch Committee and CUPE 401.

March 18, Post Alberni, Char’s Landing, 4815 Argyle St. 7pm
March 22nd Nanaimo, VIU Building 200 room 203 1:30 and 7pm
March 26th Courtenay, North Island College Stan Hagen Theatre 7pm
March 27th Cowichan Bay at Ocean Front Suites 7pm

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