Solving the crisis in Mexico’s water sector

The widespread rejection of Mexico’s draft water law was followed by the resignation of Conagua’s water boss earlier this month. Is the government’s flagship reform holed below the water line?

The draft general water law presented by the Mexican government last month as an essential tool to ensure the sector’s financial sustainability and efficiency has stalled in the face of opposition from both the legislature and civil society groups.

The situation was compounded by the forced resignation earlier this month of Conagua director David Korenfeld – widely seen as...

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