Monterrey’s director of water and drainage, Juan Ignacio Barragán, explained that as a result of a large water leak in the line of the El Cuchillo dam, 50 percent of the state’s population could be left without supplies.
Problem said it will intensify from this Sunday afternoon and last until Monday.
Juan Ignacio Barragán He explained that several leaks had occurred as a result of a failure in the electrical system, but one of them caused a waste of 600 liters per second.
The biggest leak was repaired this Sunday, for which the pumping of the dam was ordered to stop, Therefore, the water will no longer reach the metropolitan area.
“We are already starting the recovery of supplies; However, it will take hours for the supplies to reach the city, so it will be a very complicated day for the municipalities I mention, ie Juarez, Guadalupe, Apodaca, San Nicolas, Escobedo and GarcíaBargan said.
There will be 191 pipes and community cisterns to deal with the shortage of water.
On the other hand, the Ministry of Education said that absenteeism would be justified for minors who did not attend classes due to the lack of significant liquid in the above municipalities.
Conagua will take drastic measures
in the face of crisis insufficiency of water currently living new lion, National Water Commission (with water) will force heineken to give a third of the liquid that was given to them, as they do not use it in their processes, as announced by the Governor Samuel Garcia.
At one meeting, Conagua reminded the brewery that it had given it six million cubic meters of water and that it only uses four, so it would have to give that portion to the community.