Water is a threatened vital resource. In accordance with the Imperative of Responsibility:
- "Humanity must collectively protect water for the durability of ecosystems and for the benefit of future generations".
Water is vital and not substitutable, like the air we breathe.
- "Access to healthy water must be secured as a universal inalienable Human Right."
Provided by Nature and essential for Life, a personal asset of the Living and non merchandisable,
- "Water must not be subjected to competition and the laws of the Market".
Public powers in charge of collective goods must
- "guarantee for anyone the right to have the vital minimum availabe, quality water", in sufficient amount for food, health and basic needs.
- "Participation of all citizens in the water policy must be promoted" so as to guarantee the durability, the availability and the quality of water.
- "Cooperation between the World s regions must be organized" for a optimum apportionment, considering availabilities and needs, so as to avoid any competitions for the resource or restrictions on access.
Water has a cost: extraction, storage, potability, distribution, collection of sewage and rainwater, purification.
- "The cost of regeneration of water, and this one only, must be assumed by the community."
Water must be managed as a public good, by local community service with:
- "A solidarity and fair price structure, prompting sustainable behaviors"
- "A local democratic control guaranteeing users the relevant information".
Use of means strategies
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