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Timeline: North American Bulk Water Sales

Bulk water sales have been attempted and banned around the world. As Sitka, Alaska adds another sales pitch to the pile, Circle of Blue looks at how deals have been done or done away with.

Some governments, responding to public concerns, have instituted bulk water bans. After several export attempts in the 1990s, Canada’s federal and provincial governments crafted laws to control the flow of water out of the country. But now Sitka, Alaska is seemingly well on its way to sending millions of gallons of water to India that will then be mostly distributed in the Middle East. Click on the following timeline to see information on North American bulk water sales, as well as bulk water blockages.

Bulk Water Exports Sitka Alaska India

  1. […] have been considered on both the sending and receiving end since the middle of last century, particularly between the U.S. and Canada, though no major international operations have yet to get underway. In places where there is some […]

  2. Bulk water has been shipped from NZ to Japan, Aqua Naida of New Zealand was in the news for it last month.

    Sometimes getting stuck in and doing it is better than these big visions of grandeur!

  3. Iligan in Lanao del Norte Philippines is exploring the possibility of bulk water exportation

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