Polluted rivers of Mexico 73% M. Lopez L. El Mundo de Orizaba, News, 16/12/2012, Mexico. In Mexico, 73% of the rivers are polluted, the tributaries Veracruz and Coatzacoalcos White top the list, according to the National Water Commission, Conagua. This was revealed in the evaluation…View More Polluted rivers of Mexico 73%
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…View More Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America
Uruguay and the Right to drinking water March 22: World Water Day, 2012, Uruguay. Uruguay was the first country to declare in its Constitution that water is a fundamental human right, through the reform of Article 47 with the October 2004 plebiscite. Chapter VII Article…View More Uruguay and the Right to drinking water
Peris R. J M. The penal protection of water in Spain, Germany and Italy Must take into account the direct and close relationship that has a proper conservation of the environment or not, with respect to health and human life. Thus, the judicial protection of…View More The penal protection of water in Spain, Germany and Italy
P. Aggarwal, Boussaha A. Promotion of knowledge about the Nubian aquifer. 1 September 2005. The Nubian aquifer, shared by Chad, Egypt, Libya and Sudan, is important as a source of drinking water and irrigation. The ancient waters of the Nubian aquifer extends approximately two million…View More Promotion of knowledge about the Nubian aquifer.
General situation of water resources and water and sanitation in Honduras. Posted by Global Water Partnership, Central Chapter (GWP Central America) and the Alliance for Water The water resource is abundant in Honduras, it is estimated that there is an availability of 13,776 m3 of…View More General situation of water resources and water and sanitation in Honduras
Aqueducts and environmental sanitation in Cuba. From: State of water resources in Cuba, National Institute of Water Resources, 2005, Cuba The indicators achieved in these important services to the population, today are a imposssible dream for the South countries, and for 30-50% of the population…View More Aqueducts and environmental sanitation in Cuba.
UN declares water and sanitation as a human right, a proposal from Bolivia Agencia Boliviana de Información-ABI, News, 28/07/2010, La Paz, Bolivia. The United Nations, UN, on Wednesday approved the draft resolution submitted by Bolivia for water and sanitation were declared as a human right,…View More UN declares water and sanitation as a human right, a proposal from Bolivia
AGUA Center, Agua Tuya Program, International Water and Sanitation Centre, IRC. Water use in the community of Challacaba, District 9, Cochabamba in Bolivia Cochabamba, 2005, Bolivia. Taken from InfoAndina which is a program of the Consortium for Sustainable Development of the Andean Ecoregion (CONDESAN). The…View More Water use in the community of Challacaba, District 9, Cochabamba in Bolivia
Juan G. R. Service fees applied to urban water consumption, greatly raising the water cost. Water & Irrigation.Vol 2, Nº 1:3-4, Spain. The average price of a m3 of water consumed in urban conditions in the province of Alicante in the Valencia Community has gradually…View More Service fees applied to urban water consumption, greatly raising the water cost.