Mexico City's Water Supply

Mexico City's Water Supply

Improving the Outlook for Sustainability

eBook - 1995
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The report of a 30-month study, with recommendations for scientists and policy makers. It reviews the hydrogeological characteristics of the Basin of Mexico; discusses the history and consequences of groundwater exploitation; describes the various sources of water supplying Mexico City (as well as the operation of distribution systems, water treatment, wastewater treatment, and water reuse programs); explores the vulnerability of the aquifer to contamination; considers approaches to achieve more equitable water service and fiscal stability; and examines recent changes in water policy and some of the institutional challenges for better water quality. Printed in English and in Spanish. No index. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780585037738
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 107, xiii, 114 pages) : illustrations, maps
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