WaterFrontMovie.com The Water Front is the story of an American city in crisis.

The Water Front - A documentary film

From the Water Front Movie website: Residents of Highland Park, Michigan, known as the birthplace of the auto-industry, have received water bills as high as $10,000; they have had their water turned off, their homes foreclosed, and are struggling to keep water, a basic human right, from becoming privatized.

The Water Front is the story of an American city in crisis but it is not just about water. The story touches on the very essence of our democratic system and is an unnerving indication of what is in store for residents around the world facing their own water struggles. Read more.

What's Happening Now?

The Water Front Movie Great Lakes Tour!

Six months--Sep 2008-Feb 2009--20 Cities, 40 Universities
Sponsored by Food and Water Watch

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Why a wiki on The Water Front?

We hope this Wiki can be a space where you can share ideas and strategies on using the film to raise awareness about water as a human right, environmental justice, women in leadership, urban planning and more. We welcome your insights and participation.

Learn more about the Water Front Movie

"What if you lived by the largest body of fresh water in the world but could no longer afford to use it?"

What can I do? TAP IN!

Take action to promote good water practices in your daily life.

Picturing Public Water

Post your photos of public water! Images may include water fountains, people running through sprinklers, public water parks, or any other communal enjoyment of water!

Bottled Water Shopping Cart

Post the price of bottled water in your community, and compare costs across North America.

Women and Water Around the World

Resources and analysis on women and water - investigating the intersection of gender and access to resources.

Community outreach

and who else should see this film? Getting the film to communities in North America and around the world

Water in my community

Water events and news in my community

Links and resources

Water links and resources online

Feedback and FAQ

We are compiling a list of frequently asked questions about the film and plan to answer them on an ongoing basis. Please add your own.

PDF example of how to connect Water Activist using wiki


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