Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Officials request Mexico to live up to 1944 Water Treaty
AUSTIN -- Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Comm-issioner Carlos Rubinstein urged the International Boundary and Water Commission and the U.S. State Department to compel Mexico to deliver Rio Grande system water to the United States. Under a 1944 Treaty, according to an April 16 Texas Department of Agriculture press release, Mexico must deliver an average of 350,000 acre-feet of water annually to the United States. To date, Mexico has withheld more than 430,000 acre-feet owed to the United States, and the water deficit continues to grow, causing water suppliers across the Rio Grande Valley to run out of water. . . .
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