October 21, 2019

Venezuela’s Water System is Collapsing

Anatoly Kurmanaev and Isayen Herrera, on nytimes.com:

So The New York Times commissioned researchers from the Universidad Central de Venezuela to recreate the water quality study they had conducted regularly for the water utility in Caracas from 1992 until 1999.

The scientists found that about a million residents were exposed to contaminated supplies. This puts them at risk of contracting waterborne viruses that could sicken them and threatens the lives of children and the most vulnerable.

I remember visiting Hidrocapital offices for a school project in the mid 90’s. It was a government office with all its delays and processes, but eventually some technitiancs


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