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Members of Local Water Alliance gather signatures for anti-water bottling measure

Members of Local Water Alliance, take to the streets October 29, 2015 after receiving approval to collect signatures for a measure which would ban large scale water bottling operations in Hood River County. Nestle has been attempting to gain approval to build a water bottling operation in the town of Cascade Locks in Hood River County.

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Water ballot OK'd for signatures

Hood River County approved citizen group Local Water Alliance Monday to proceed in gathering signatures for a ballot measure that would bar large-scale commercial water bottling operations within the county, including Nestlé’s proposed plant in Cascade Locks.

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Noblenurse 2 years ago

From a Haitian Tale for children - the ending of the tale where the animals have squandered and not taken care of the water god says -

God said no more to the lizard. He sent for the animals to come to the well. He said, "You came to me because you were thirsty and I gave you a well. I made Mabouya the caretaker. But she gave no thought to the suffering creatures all around her. If one has a banana tree in their garden, it is theirs. If one has a cotton tree in their garden, it is theirs. But if one has a well in their garden, only the hole in the ground belongs to that one. The water is God's and belongs to all creatures."

And it is a saying among the people: "The hole in the ground is yours, The water is God's." Contents

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