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Fri, Mar 25, at 6: But with an intensifying extreme drought along our southern border, it looks like another battle over the binational treaty is percolating. This week Cesar Duarte Jaquez, Governor of Chihuahua, demanded a revision of the water treaty to keep more water for his state and northern Mexico, which he says is rapidly growing, according to La Jornada.
Chihuahua with its mostly arid climate has a large agricultural sector that relies on water from the Rio Conchos the most important Mexican tributary to the Rio Grande. This water is vital for both Mexican and U. At least 14 are already over exploited and five more are in danger of also drying up.
At least 80 percent of the state relies on these aquifers for their drinking water. Nuevo Leon, another Texas-Mexico border state, is also searching for ways to find more water for a booming population. To solve their rapidly growing water shortage, state leaders are building a mile-pipeline to the Panuco River in the state of Veracruz.
Under the binational treaty, Mexico is expected to deliver to the U. The water is then stored at the international Falcon and Amistad reservoirs. Just a decade ago, Mexico owed the United States 1. At the time, U.
It took a good few years of rain for Mexico to finally pay its water debt back in Now, it looks like the two countries could be headed toward another showdown if the extreme drought persists. I made an error in translating the Spanish news article into English. Sorry for the mistake.
Published Fri, Mar 25, at 6:The drug war plaguing the U.S.-Mexico border since has all but eclipsed any news about ongoing squabbles over the U.S.-Mexico water treaty.
But with an intensifying extreme drought along our. Treaty between the United States of America and Mexico relating to the waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers, and of the Rio Grande (Rio Bravo) from Fort Quitman, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico. The treaty changed the International Boundary Commission (established in ) o the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC), which was given full responsibility for carrying out the.
Peace activist and spiritual leader Rabbi Arthur Waskow and activist and SDS vet Carl Davidson, joined Thorne Dreyer on Rag Radio, Friday, Oct. 28, , p.m. (CT), to discuss the life and legacy of Tom Hayden. Listen to the podcast here. The Treaty of February 2, established the United States-Mexico international boundary.
The treaty of December 30, modified the boundary as it exists today. The Convention of July 29, established another temporary commission to resurvey and place additional monuments along the western land boundary from El Paso, Texas/Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua to San Diego, .
Officials with the United States Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission said Mexico fully repaid the amount of water it owed the United States on Jan.
The development of Texas came from two areas: Mexico and the Anglo settlement.
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Texas was included as part of the territory of The Republic of Mexico from when secured its independence from Spain in , about the time Stephen F.
Austin began to bring Anglo colonist to the sparsely populated Texas region. (Gibson 36).