Rural water management review in Mexico

Jorge Alejandro Silva Rodríguez de San Miguel


The supply of water to rural areas has historically provided the Mexican government with a significant challenge. Years of uncertainty in relation to responsibility for water supply, as well as geographical differences across the country and a divide between rural and urban areas, explain the reason for this. A substantial proportion of the literature on this topic, the reasons behind its nature, and the solutions to resolving the problem in Mexico, have been reviewed in this paper as main aim. The key conclusion is that while improvements in rural water supply in Mexico have been made, further work is required for equality in its supply.

Palabras clave

Mexico; rural water; water management


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