Lawmakers: Mexico Falling Short on Water Agreement

Sounding the alarm over a 70-year-old treaty that governs the release of water to Texas by Mexican officials, state and federal lawmakers say that Mexico is again falling short on its part of the agreement and that water users in the Rio Grande basin are feeling the impact.

Technically, Mexico is in compliance and has two more years to release the amount covered in the treaty. Lawmakers and stakeholders, limited in what they can do to compel the Mexicans to deliver the water, are turning to the agency tasked with enforcing the treaty to step up its efforts to ensure ...

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