The gates will be located off the IBWC
levee at the end of or along existing levee ramps.
I think it's ludicrous and it shows how out of touch the IBWC
is with their job."
side of the border is reinforced by their relationship with the IBWC
. This allows them to take an active, decision-making role in projects that benefit their communities (Mumme, 1984).
They directed their criticism to Roberto Salmon Castelo, Mexico's representative in the IBWC
, and to Roberto Ramirez de la Parra, head of the federal water agency (Comision Nacional del Agua, CONAGUA).
granted the IBWC
broad authority to interpret their agreement and settle
However, the IBWC
initially rejected fences in Roma, Rio Grande City, and Los Ebanos on the grounds that they would act as dams, preventing water from flowing away from communities and deflecting water into Mexican cities (see Nicol, 2013).
Adopcion de Posiblemente acuerdos la CILA y binacionales la IBWC
o regionales que considere la unidad de los acuiferos transfronterizos.
also support rehabilitation of the dams for which the IBWC
As a result, both governments, along with state officials and conservation groups from both countries, worked with the IBWC
to develop an agreement that would allocate water to Mexico based on whether there is a surplus or drought and allow for joint investments to create greater environmental protection, as well as greater water conservation (i.e., ability to store water) for Mexico.
For an up-to-date list of all of the treaty minutes that have been enacted see Int'l Boundary & Water Commission, Minutes Between The United States and Mexican Sections of the IBWC
, www.ibwc.state.gov/Treaties_Minutes/Minutes.html (last visited Nov.
rightly questioned why are we heading to the 'collective suicide'.
Los costos asignados a cada pais son proporcionales a la cantidad de uso, y paga el costo marginal que genera el diferencial en los estandares o normas (Internacional Boundary and Water Comision, IBWC
, minuta 283) en el total; o bien por la reubicacion del proyecto (Ibid., minuta 227).