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  1. Conagua Grants Licenses for Small Hydropower Dams in Chiapas

    Mexico’s National Water Commission (Conagua) has agreed to grant water use licenses for three “micro-hydroelectric” projects in the Grijalva-Usumacinta Basin in Chiapas state. The basin contains a third of the country’s water. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  2. Mexico Only Captures 3 Percent of Rainwater Harvesting Potential

    Mexico is only capturing 3 percent of the approximately 1,500 cubic kilometers of rainwater that it could be capturing annually; that amount could supply the 15 million residents of the country that lack piped water, according to a study released last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:52

  3. Goldcorp Faces Growing Resistance in Central America

    The Mexican Network of People Affected by Mining announced on April 25 that it is joining the campaign the force Vancouver-based miner Goldcorp to stop mining in Latin America. The group issued a statement supporting the recently created Mesoamerican Move ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

  4. Central American Countries Are Not Addressing Water Footprint

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    Local Press Report - 05/15/2012 - 14:26

  5. Less Than 20 Percent of Wastewater Treated in Latin America

    13 Oct 2011- 10:51 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Researchers from Mexico’s National Autonomous University (UNAM) have estimated that less than 20 percent of wastewater generated in Latin America and the Caribbean is treated, and that trea ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  6. Expert Says Mexico Needs to Develop Rainwater Capture Programs

    28 Jul 2011- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MEXICO CITY Mexico urgently needs to develop rainwater capture programs, as huge amounts of water are lost due to a lack of this type of infrastructure, said the coordinator of the International Center ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/21/2013 - 21:51