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But what brought the lack of a groundwater agreement into full relief was a massive pipeline that went in just south of the border less than a decade ago.
Overnight, it turned on demand roughly equal to what the second-largest city in New Mexico consumes on an annual basis.
A family living in Anapra lugs home jugs from a kiosk where the Ciudad Juarez government provides free drinking water for a limited time each day. The water is there for the taking, first come, first served.
Rosales/Journal)Copyright © 2017 Albuquerque Journal SANTA TERESA – Deep underground, beneath the 18-foot steel wall that divides parts of the U. and Mexico border, the aquifer upon which both sides depend pays the barrier no mind.
If you are a mother with small children and you are being abused by your husband, statistics show your children are often being abused by him as well.
In order to get yourself and your children to live in safety you must negotiate the law enforcement and legal systems, the medical system, the education system, and the human service system while you are trying to keep your job and, perhaps, seek the support of your faith community.
Keep up to date by reading May 23, 2017: Judy Williams of Santa Fe is the new president of LWVNM, elected at the League's State Convention in Santa Fe May 21, 2017.The difficulty is compounded by the fact that the systems do not communicate efficiently with one another.For most victims it is difficult to find the courage to move forward after being so seriously diminished for so long.The century-old international agreement that governs every drop of Rio Grande surface water doesn’t apply to the water that courses underground.The binational aquifer – called the Mesilla Bolson on the U. side and Conejos Medanos on the Mexican side – is the freshwater source upon which southern New Mexico has anchored its hopes for its own economic future.