Mexican government reports a 94% water access rate and a 92% of sanitation service coverage. These figures are reflective of some available infrastructure but not household access to water and sanitation. This effects people dramatically, such as in the urban community of Filomeno Mata, where despite available infrastructure in their homes, water runs only three hours per month whilst they are accounted as if they have access to water.
The real work begins now. It's time to act!
Blog written by Nathalie Seguin of Freshwater Action Network- Mexico (FAN-Mex) following the Sustainable Development Summit in New York, September 2015.
'We need to work together to achieve this ambitious agenda!'
Insights following the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit and the adoptions of the new Global Goals. Blog written by End Water Poverty member, Nathalie Senguin of Freshwater Action Network- Mexico (FAN-Mex), October 2015
Celebrate the global goals, but now is the time for all of us to work together!
Blog written ahead of the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit by Nathalie Seguin, General Coordinator, Freshwater Action Network Mexico (FAN-Mex), 24 September 2015
Mexican campaigners turned out in force on World Water Day, calling on the government to re-think water legislation
By Nathalie Seguin
On the eve of the World Water Day celebration, the Mexican government has tried to celebrate the Human Right to Water and Sanitation by presenting a law to congress that is going in opposite direction to achieving this fundamental right.