Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico.

Water: drinkability, availability and use in Mexico. Simón Vargas Aguilar. Opinion, 06.10.2016, Mexico. The availability of water in sufficient quantity and condition, has a direct impact on the quality of life and social development in Mexico. The agricultural sector occupies 76.7% of usable water, industry…

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World Water Day 2016

World Water Day 2016 “We can take bold action to address water inequity as part of our efforts to realize the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. Message for World Water Day 2016 Water means jobs Water is the essential building block of…

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Use of Oilfield Wastewater to Irrigate Crops.

California Water Board to investigate Use of Oilfield Wastewater to Irrigate Crops. http://www.circleofblue.org/waternews/2016/world/california-water-board-to-investigate-use-of-oilfield-wastewater-to-irrigate-crops/ By Brett Walton, Circle of Blue, Monday, 11 January 2016 On January 12, in an office building east of Sacramento, an expert panel on food safety will gather for its first public…

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Lack of sanitation for 2.4 billion people is undermining health improvements

Lack of sanitation for 2,4 billion people is undermining health improvements. Joint WHO/UNICEF, news release. June, 30, 2015 ¦ Geneva ¦ New York. The Joint Monitoring Programme report, Progress on sanitation and drinking water: 2015 update and MDG assessment, says worldwide, 1 in 3 people,…

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Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America

Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America Blanca Valadez, Millennium, December 4, 2012, Mexico City The study in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, among other countries in the Americas, indicates that only 20 percent of wastewater is treated, the remaining liquid is…

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