Facts & Mythbusters

The Rio Grande and the 1944 Treaty Part 2

by Sam Sandoval

 

 

7. The water allocation in the treaty only benefits one country?

References:

Enriquez Coyro, Ernesto. (1976) El Tratado entre México y los Estados Unidos de América sobre Ríos Internacionales. Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Orive Alba, Adolfo (1945) Informe Técnico Sobre el Tratado International de Aguas. Irrigación en Mexico:24-82

 

 

 

8. The treaty should be the priority water management objective?

References:

Sandoval Solis, Samuel. (2011). Water Planning and Management for Large Scale River Basins. Case of study: Rio Grande/Rio Bravo transboundary basin. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Sandoval-Solis, S. and McKinney, D.C. (2011). Risk Analysis of the 1944 between the United States and Mexico for the Rio Grande/Bravo Basin.  EWRI World Environmental and Water Resources Conference, Palm Springs, CA, May 2011

 

 

9. Is the Rio Conchos the most important river for the treaty?

Reference:

Sandoval Solis, Samuel. (2011). Water Planning and Management for Large Scale River Basins. Case of study: Rio Grande/Rio Bravo transboundary basin. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

 

10. The agricultural sector is the one that hurts the most the Rio Grande?

Reference:

Sandoval Solis, Samuel. (2011). Water Planning and Management for Large Scale River Basins. Case of study: Rio Grande/Rio Bravo transboundary basin. Ph.D. Dissertation, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

 

 

11. Can the reservoirs help to meet the treaty?

References:

Orive Alba, Adolfo (1945) Informe Técnico Sobre el Tratado International de Aguas. Irrigación en Mexico:24-82

Cravioto, E.G. (1946). Runoff of the Rio Conchos at Ojinaga under present and future conditions. Comision Internacional de Limites y Aguas. Report

Cravioto, Eduardo. (1946). Hydrologic study of the Rio Grande. Contributions of Mexican tributaries under present and future conditions. Comision Internacional de Limites y Aguas . Reporte

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