Dry Taps in Mexico City: A Water Crisis Gets Worse

May 6, 2009 • Daily Email Recap

Thanks to Fred Stanback for this article.

The reek of unwashed toilets spilled into the street in the neighborhood of unpainted cinder block houses. Out on the main road, hundreds of residents banged plastic buckets and blocked the path of irate drivers while children scoured the surrounding area for government trucks. Finally, the impatient crowd launched into a high-pitched chant, repeating one word at fever pitch: “Water, Water, Water!”

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