According to a study by the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness (IMCO), Baja California Sur is one of the areas that records the highest percentage of households without access to water on a daily basis.
This study was carried out with the aim of making a diagnosis of the current water situation in Mexico.
He compared three important points of each entity of the Republic in water matters: Collection, drainage infrastructure in the states and an analysis of the systems where payments for water are made.
° BCS faces severe water shortages by 2040
It is noticeable that the states with the highest proportion of households without access to daily water supply are: Guerrero with 77%, Morelos with 76% and Baja California Sur with 74%.
Differences were noted regarding the collection, as in the Mexico City Total revenue is 7,215 million pesos per year, while Tabasco barely records 191 million. Baja California Sur brings in 938 million pesos.
The water infrastructure in the states also shows differences the lack of modern and efficient systems that facilitate this On-time payment users.
According to the Mexican Institute for Competitiveness, the aim is to address the problem of water scarcity while generating sufficient income that enable the preservation and improvement of water infrastructure States and municipalities must have a new tariff system.
The importance of water for economic, environmental and social development makes it necessary to reconsider the powers of local governments in water matters due to the gaps that exist between states.