Dams, Taps Running Dry in Northern Mexico Amid Historic Water Shortages

21 June 2022 10:10 WIB

A boat sits on the dried basin of the La Boca dam as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico March 22, 2022. More than half of Mexico is currently facing moderate to severe drought conditions, according to the federal water commission CONAGUA, amid extreme heat that scientists blame on climate change. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

21 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

People gather along the dried basin of the La Boca dam as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico March 24, 2022. P"We're in an extreme climate crisis," Nuevo Leon Governor Samuel Garcia said at a news conference last week. "Today, we're all living it and suffering." REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

21 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

Dust blows through the dried basin of the La Boca dam as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico March 22, 2022. The city in June began limiting water access to six hours a day, forcing schools to adjust class schedules and sparking panic buying of bottled water that emptied supermarket shelves. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

21 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

Boats sit on the dried basin of the La Boca dam as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico March 22, 2022. Running water has stopped flowing in a few neighborhoods, Barragan acknowledged in a news conference last week. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

21 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

A man rides a horse through the dried basin of the La Boca dam as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico March 22, 2022. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

21 Juni 2022 00:00 WIB

General view of reduced water levels at the La Boca dam, as more than half of Mexico faces moderate to severe drought conditions, in Santiago, Mexico June 17, 2022. Picture taken with a drone. REUTERS/Daniel Becerril

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