Minute 323 may be signed this month

Update: the agreement was approved 09/27/17 Even though very few people know the details of the new US-Mexico water agreement, it may be signed in the next few days. The Desert Sun reported, Mexican and American officials have scheduled a signing ceremony on Sept. 26 in Ciudad Juárez, officials at California water districts said this…

Men attacked trying to enter Mexicali water meeting related to US funds

Oscar Velázquez reports for the Tribuna de San Luis that Rigoberto Montoya Domínguez was attacked while trying to enter the Mexicali office of the Mexican water department, Conagua for a meeting. The ex-president of the Sociedad de Responsabilidad Limitada (SRL) of Irrigation District 014 of the Colorado River and two (or three, according to Semanario…

Desert Water Market

Framed as an environmentally responsible, innovative, and exceptionally collaborative approach to water sharing, Minute 319 built a foundation for water banking and exchanges even while it incorporated water provisions to restore the ecosystem of the Colorado River Delta, where the river used to meet the Gulf of California. Clearly the ecosystem needs attention, yet proposed solutions function to shift responsibility away from irresponsible water users, concurrently enabling commodification of the precious liquid.