US Firm Veolia in Poison Scandal Wants to Run Lagos' Water System
The Our Water, Our Right Coalition had alerted the public to the Lagos government's privatisation plans which could involve Veolia, a company implicated in the Flint and Pittsburgh water crisis in the United States. Metito and Abengoa - "all with global track records of human rights abuses" - have also been tipped to run almost 60% of the state's water system.
Premium Times, 20 July 2018
The 'Our Water, Our Right Coalition,' a civil society-led advocacy, has commended the 23 members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) and Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC)… Read more »
Premium Times, 19 December 2017
Three companies among the multinational firms shortlisted by the Lagos Water Corporation have a global track record of abuse, mismanagement, and sharp practices, a report by the… Read more »
Lagos government is considering Veolia, a company implicated in the Flint and Pittsburgh water crisis in the United States, to run the state's water system.
Premium Times, 6 July 2017
The Lagos Water Corporation, LWC, has refuted a media report alleging the flow of diesel from a public water supply tap at 10, Tiamiyu Savage Street in Victoria Island. Read more »
Premium Times, 3 May 2018
Since August last year, residents of St. Finbarr's College road in Akoka have been exposed to hazards arising from water pollution caused by a fuel leakage in the community.… Read more »
Guardian, 16 July 2018
Fears that the planned new dawn for Lagos wastewater plants will remain an illusion heightened last week with information that the needed funds are yet to be released for the… Read more »