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Mexico's vast capital — Ciudad de México, the largest city in the Americas — is under threat from a severe water crisis...and vulnerable to disasters like the earthquake that struck on September 19, 2017. Subscribe to TDC: https://www.youtube.com/TheDailyConversation/ More information here: http://nyti.ms/2kFT35m Video by Bryce Plank and Robin West Music from Motion Array's library Like TDC on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/thedailyconversation Follow TDC on http://www.twitter.com/thedailyconvo Transcript: What makes this place unique? It is the world’s largest city at an elevation higher than 2000 meters. With 21.2 million residents it rivals New York City for the title of largest metropolis in the Americas, and it is one of the world’s oldest continuously populated urban areas. B...
Mexico City, home to an inefficient and inconvenient water delivery system, struggles to meet the pressing demands of its 22 million residents. Some residents have turned to harvesting rainwater, which has its own set of limitations. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on the barriers that keep residents from clean water.
Mexico city is sinking because people are thirsty. The city has sunk dozens of feet in the last 60 years because 70 percent of the water people rely on is extracted from the aquifer below. This has caused buildings to lean and sink into the ground at a rate of up to one foot a year in the most extreme places. Fusion visited three historical sites in the city to learn more.
More than two million people have been affected by water shortages across Mexico’s capital. Ageing infrastructure and a booming population are forcing people to live along the hillsides around Mexico City as they are dependent on water that is driven in on trucks. There are also fears of more taps running dry as the hottest time of the year approaches. Al Jazeera’s David Mercer reports from Mexico City. - Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish - Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera - Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/
Every major country faces the challenge of providing safe, drinkable water to its cities. This struggle is greatly magnified in Mexico, home to one of the world's most vast megacities. CGTN's Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.
Mexico city water problem and history.
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Onlookers experience the Mexico City Earthquake in Puebla as the 7.1 rocks and sways people on a boat. This sept 19 2017 earthquake in mexico city is the second largest to hit in the month of Sept this year. Xochimilco 09-19-17 http://www.facebook.com/aliendisc
Mexico city's main water supply from the popocatepetl volcao endangered by
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Tenochtitlan was a city-state located on an island in Lake Texcoco in the Valley of Mexico. Founded in 1325, it became the seat of the growing Aztec Empire in the 15th century, until it was captured by the Spanish in 1521. Today the ruins of Tenochtitlan are located in the central part of Mexico City.
At lest hundreds of thousands of residents of Mexico City, the capital of Mexico, are failing to receive a permanent water supply. It is a puzzling problem in a city the Aztecs built on five lakes and which consequently suffers annual flooding. Some analysts are saying that it is an example of the stark divide between rich and poor in the country. Authorities are promising changes to deal with the long-term problem, but soultions have not yet been seen. Al Jazeera's Rhodri Davies reports (20 April, 2010).
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In Mexico City, the most populated capital in the two Americas, vast swathes of the population have no direct access to water in their homes. Mexico's president Enrique Pena Nieto has described the problem as a national priority. The government is now working with civil engineers to solve the problem for a city which expanded far faster than urban planning could keep up with.
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Beijing is consuming so much water it's causing the city to sink at an extreme rate. A new study using satellite imagery and radar technology confirmed the ground level is sinking each year by roughly 4 inches. Beijing doesn't have enough water to begin with. It's the fifth-most water stressed city in the world. Meanwhile, two-thirds of the water the city uses comes from the ground. According to The Guardian, more than 10,000 wells have been drilled in the Beijing area, and when water is used from them, the nearby soil condenses and hardens. The study's authors warned if ground water continues to be pumped at excessive rates, the city's 20 million citizens could be in danger. The central business district is sinking particularly fast, and the researchers predict trains could be affe...
Wanting for water in Mexico City
Water contamination is threatening residents in Mexico City, the Mexican capital. Many in the city rely heavily on surrounding water basins for fresh water. One of the main sources is a series of canals constructed during the time of the Aztecs. But booming expansion in the much hailed "mega city" is polluting the canals at an alarming level. Franc Contreras reports from Mexico City.
Mexico city water problem and history.