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  1. Mexico’s Contentious Monterrey VI Aqueduct Officially Cancelled

    1 Sep 2015- 10:45 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The governor-elect of Mexico’s Nuevo Leon state, Jaime “El Bronco” Rodriguez, has announced publicly for the first time that the controversial Monterrey VI Aqueduct will not be built. Last wee ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/01/2015 - 10:45

  2. Controversial Monterrey VI Aqueduct Remains in Limbo

    20 Aug 2015- 11:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The proposed Monterrey VI aqueduct, one of Mexico’s most controversial and politically charged water projects, remains in limbo amid conflicting reports about its future. The 372-kilometer-lo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/20/2015 - 11:02

  3. Conagua Announces $81.5 Million in Infrastructure Projects and $144 Million in Debt Forgiveness for San Luis Potosi

    21 Jul 2015- 10:22 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SAN LUIS POTOSI, Mexico Mexico’s national water authority, Conagua, last week announced a package of current and planned water projects in the north-central state of San Luis Potosi, worth some $81.5 million U ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/21/2015 - 10:22

  4. Nuevo Leon Governor Calls for Halt to Monterrey VI Aqueduct Project

    9 Jul 2015- 12:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico Jaime Rodriguez Calderon, known as “El Bronco,” the governor-elect of Mexico’s Nuevo Leon state, this week called on the current state government to halt construction of the Monterrey VI Aqued ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/09/2015 - 12:00

  5. 11 Mexican Organizations Call for Cancellation of Monterrey VI Project

    15 Dec 2014- 10:36 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico A group of 11 civil society organizations in Mexico-- including Reforestación Extrema, Consejo Cívico de las Instituciones de Nuevo León, Evolución Mexicana, and Vertebra-- are calling for ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/15/2014 - 10:36

  6. Contract Awarded for Monterrey VI Pipeline

    16 Sep 2014- 10:31 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The contract to construct the Monterrey VI pipeline, which will carry water from the Panuco River basin to the city of Monterrey, has been awarded to a consortium of companies including Grupo ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/16/2014 - 10:31

  7. Water Scarcity a Major Source of Inequality in Mexico: OECD Chief

    27 Jun 2014- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MEXICO CITY, Mexico Lack of water is one of the main sources of inequality in Mexico and throughout Latin America, according to José Ángel Gurría, secretary-general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/02/2014 - 10:37

  8. Aguas de Saltillo Issues Alert Over Water Scarcity

    15 May 2014- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent SALTILLO, Mexico Aguas de Saltillo (Agsal), the public-private water utility in the Mexican city of Saltillo, has declared an official alert due to drought and lack of water supply in local aquifers. The utili ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/15/2014 - 10:01

  9. Mexican State Governors Reach Agreements on Monterey VI Pipeline

    25 Feb 2014- 10:32 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico The governors of Mexico's Nuevo León and Tamaulipas states, Rodrigo Medina de la Cruz and Egidio Torre Cantú, met last week to discuss the Monterrey VI water transfer project and agreed ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/25/2014 - 10:32

  10. Tampico Water Utility Will Take Over Wastewater Project From Pemex

    24 Jan 2014- 09:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAMPICO, Mexico The water and sewerage utility in the Mexican city of Tampico, Comapa, will take over a $11.2 million USD project to build wastewater infrastructure from state-owned petroleum company Petróleos ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 01/24/2014 - 09:59

  11. First Tenders for Monterrey VI Project Could Come Next Month

    22 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent MONTERREY, Mexico Mexico's National Water Commission (Conagua) announced on August 16 that the first tenders for the Monterrey VI water pipeline project would be launched in September. Conagua regional ma ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/23/2013 - 09:28

  12. Tampico Mayor Urges Legislators Not to Approve Monterrey VI Pipeline Project

    7 Aug 2013- 10:04 by OOSKAnews Correspondent TAMPICO, Mexico Tampico Mayor Magdalena Peraza Guerra last week urged federal legislators who make up the Special Commission on the Lower Pánuco Basin not to approve the Monterrey VI pipeline project, which wou ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 08/07/2013 - 10:04

  13. Tamaulipas Needs More Dams: Mexican National Farmer’s Confederation

    Mexico’s Tamaulipas state needs to build more dams to prevent the negative impacts of drought conditions currently affecting the state, Juan Báez Rodríguez, president of the National Farmer’s Confederation of Tamaulipas, said last week. ...

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

  14. Mexican Environmentalists Propose Trust Fund Using Pánuco Pipeline Revenues

    8 Jun 2012- 10:21 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Mexico, MONTERREY Environmentalists in Mexico are proposing creation of a trust fund to clean and reforest the Pánuco River Basin, financed by charges from the transfer of water to Monterrey. Speaking at a conf ...

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