Santa Maria Mixtequila, Oaxaca.- flood affected Part of the risk channel requires competent authorities desilting of the same to avoid the potential risk with the entry of rainy season,
heidi dale One of the neighbors, Carmen Desales Valdivieso said that last Thursday the water from the irrigation canal had risen to the pavement and was a few centimeters away from entering his house; “Thank God it didn’t get worse.”
in the afternoon, The water level dropped and on Friday employees of National Water Commission They also left an arm of the irrigation canal entering the city with sandbags, as they assure that with this measure they will solve the problem.
Desales Valdivieso said, “For several days we have sent reports to Conagua requesting their help, because the first repair of the damage did not go well.”
staff they rushed to find another solution in case he comes back raise the water levelAnd it is not over the limit as has happened.
This is the first time the people of Mixtequila They face this type of problem; Earlier they had other overflows, But to some extent, he said.
Erika Reyes, for her part, asked Conagua Pay more attention to irrigation canals, as there are many problems, one of them is Accumulation of waste and lack of desilting.
He remarked that garbage covered the gates and does not allow water to flow freely, people who come from other places, They throw their garbage while passing through the canal without foreseeing the future due to local citizens
Similarly, the complainant has also appealed to the local authorities Promotion of environmental education workshops So that citizens be aware About the harm caused by them.
he pointed out the importance of competent authority take issue responsibly, and find a solution before it rains Failure to do so will increase the risk new effects.
“The sacks are loaded, as soon as it starts raining, the current will carry them to who knows where, and we will be worse off than before,” he said.
“The sacks are loaded, as soon as it starts raining, the current will carry them to who knows where, and we will be worse off than before.”