Factsheet: Private water and CETA

Canada-European Union free trade talks are moving quickly and entering a critical stage. Water services are on the table for the first time ever in a Canadian trade agreement. Why? Europe is home to the largest water corporations in the world. Expansion for these companies means the privatization of public utilities. The Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) offers these private companies new tools to get what they want.