The Rio Grande and the 1944 Treaty Part 1

The Rio Grande and the 1944 Treaty Part 1

by Sam Sandoval

 

 

1. Is there a fixed annual amount of water deliveries from Mexico to the United States?

References:

IBWC – International Bounday and Water Commission (1944). Treaty for the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande. International Boundary and Water Commission, Washington.

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

 

 

2. The treaty of 1944 is inequitable and only benefits one country?

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

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.

 

 

3. The environment was not consider in the treaty of 1944?

Reference:

IBWC – International Bounday and Water Commission (1944). Treaty for the Utilization of Waters of the Colorado and Tijuana Rivers and of the Rio Grande. International Boundary and Water Commission, Washington.

 

 

 

4. Mexico receives water from the Colorado river because it delivers water in the Rio Grande?

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

 

 

 

5. Water wise, Mexico and the U.S. depend from each other?

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

 

 

 

 

6. Is there a strategy to meet the treaty obligations?

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. (2010). Beyond the limit, along the border. Final Report. Water Management Research Group. University of California, Davis. Davis, California.

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