25 April 2017

Tijuana two-step

TEPATEPEC, Mexico (AP) — For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this.

But rather than welcoming the prospect of cleaner water, angry farmers are demanding the government honor an 1895 presidential decree granting them the right to the capital's untreated sewage, which they see as fertilizer-rich, if foul, irrigation water.

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3 comments:

Anonymous said...

old white guy says............I guess we won't be getting that healthy organic produce anymore.

Neo Conservative said...

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as kate at sda says..."organic is the latin word for grown in pig shit."

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UCSPanther said...

The hookworms will love this...