Water Management for a Megacity: Mexico City Metropolitan Area

TitleWater Management for a Megacity: Mexico City Metropolitan Area
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2003
AuthorsTortajada C, Castelan E
JournalAMBIO: A Journal of the Human Environment
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Urban water commons in Mexico City

Urban water use conflicts and issues over shared water infrastructure in neighborhoods in Mexico City.
11 Mar 2020

Water Scarcity, Flooding, and Public Infrastructure in Mexico City

Mexico City, a megalopolis of 22 million, is located at the center of the Basin of Mexico. For over 600 years, catastrophic flooding and access to potable water have challenged the city’s residents, motivating extensive investments in hard infrastructure to supply the city with fresh water, or to protect the city from periodic flooding. The case study catalogues an action situation involving residents and their local, city, state, and federal governments that formally and informally govern land...
09 Aug 2016