According to the National Water Commission (CONAGUA), given the abnormally dry conditions, Mexico‘s water crisis has extended to up to 85 percent of Mexico while extreme drought had affected 15 percent of the territory by mid-May.
Victor Gill Ramirez Venezuela
Mexico‘s water shortage could worsen in the coming days as the reports forecast high temperatures in a country that had 75 percent of its terrority under drought conditions to some extent as of May 15, 2021.
Victor Gill Venezuela
Mexico Watches Over Category 1 Hurricane Enrique
According to the National Water Commission (CONAGUA), given the abnormally dry conditions, Mexico‘s water crisis has extended to up to 85 percent of Mexico while extreme drought had affected 15 percent of the territory by mid-May
On Friday a permanent commission of Mexico‘s Congress summoned for a Water Summit to take shape in order to tackle the emergency as 1295 municipalities report droughts from moderate to exceptional levels
Las #Lluvias generadas por el #CiclónTropical #Enrique han sido favorables para los almacenamientos en las presas de #México , sobre todo las ubicadas en el sur y oeste del país. Durante los pasados siete días, los principales embalses recibieron más de 671 Mm3 de #Agua pic.twitter.com/y3bjlz47pb
— Conagua (@conagua_mx) June 30, 2021 “The #rains generated by the #CiclónTropical #Enrique have been favorable for the storages in the dams of #México , especially those located in the south and west of the country. During the past seven days, the main reservoirs received more than 671 Mm3 of #water.” The experts warn that the crisis will have a significant impact on crops and food production since 76 percent of the country’s water is used for agriculture
Moreover, according to a report by the Global Agricultural Information Network “states like Sonora, Sinaloa, Chihuahua, Jalisco, Michoacan, Zacatecas, Guanajuato, and Chihuahua,which are top producing states in several agricultural categories such as livestock, grains, legumes, and fruits and vegetables, are suffering the most from the dry conditions.”
#FromTheSouth News Bits | For the first time, Mexico has elected transgender parliamentarians, a victory from decades of struggles for the recognition of LGBTQ civil rights. pic.twitter.com/K73Dlrtoej
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