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Is there water to spare for bottling?

By Laura Dolce, April 30, 2009, Seacoast Online

Editor’s note: These are the first in a series of articles that will, over the coming weeks, explore the issue of water rights and resources in our local communities, in light of the ongoing debate over whether Poland Spring/Nestlé should be allowed to extract water from the […]

Rally to Defend Community Rights (videos)

Nestlé says not now, Black Diamond (WA)

By Brenda Sexton, Enumclaw Courier Herald , Apr 27 2009

It looks like Nestlé Waters North America won’t be setting up shop in Black Diamond.

Nestlé has been in discussions with the city of Black Diamond for a number of months, exploring the possibility of establishing a spring water bottling plant and becoming a commercial […]

Nestlé says not now to Black Diamond

By BRENDA SEXTON

Enumclaw Courier Herald Reported

Apr 27 2009

It looks like Nestlé Waters North America won’t be setting up shop in Black Diamond.

Nestlé has been in discussions with the city of Black Diamond for a number of months, exploring the possibility of establishing a spring water bottling plant and becoming a commercial […]

Nestle plan sets off water war (Salida, CO)

UPDATE, June 16, 2009: Chaffee County commissioners today delayed a vote on a controversial proposal to tap natural springs along the Arkansas River because the world’s largest food and beverage company had not paid its bills. Full article.

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Colombian congress invalidates citizen water initative

Comité Promotor del Referendo por el Agua – Apr 24, 2009

Yesterday, in a session of the First Commission of the Congress, a governmental majority approved a text contrary to the citizen water iniative supported by more than two million Colombians.

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Nestle In Chaffee County (CO) News Blog

Up-to-date news coverage of water issues in Chaffee County, Colorado, USA. Open blog in new window or click “Read more” below to open in this window.

Wise move on water by Wells selectmen

April 23, 2009 , Seacoast Online The Wells Board of Selectmen made the right move at a meeting Tuesday when it voted unanimously to extend a moratorium on water extraction. […]

“Community Bill of Rights” Thomas Linzey on Democracy Now

This segment is 7 minutes; Download 27 MB file in .mp4 format. Watch, listen, or download entire 1 hour DN! program (Apr. 21, 2009)

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Tapping in: Poland Spring stirs up debate

By Jackie Farwell, Mainebiz , 04/20/09

In 1845, when the Ricker family opened Maine’s renowned Poland Spring resort, the aquifer’s supposed healing properties drew sufferers of assorted maladies to “take the waters.” Hiram Ricker, the original landowner’s son, was convinced the spring water cured his chronic indigestion. Today, more than 160 years later, Poland Spring’s […]