"The sustainable managementof water asa long-term," was the themeCONAGUApresentedas partof the celebration ofWorld Water Dayisheld everyMarch 22since 1992. Our state isone of theareas with lessprecipitationthroughout the republic, of which the main source ofwatersupply is theColoradoRiver, which provides 1.850 millioncubic meters,followed bya thousand100 milliontaken from thebasement,where agricultureconsumes80 percentof the volumes, said IsmaelGrijalvawhoholdsPalominoCONAGUAofBaja California.
Aconsequence of thissituation, theNational Water Commissionhas made overthe past five yearsinvested more than3 billionpesos in thecasing andtubingchannels permittingthe recovery ofbodies of water,irrigation efficiencyandtohelpstrengthen the generationof food.
IsmaelGrijalvareiteratedthat currentlythere are greatchallenges, as demand is increasingfluidso theyseekalternativesupplysuch asdesalinationof seawaterandwastewaterreusemainlyin the municipalities ofTijuana,Ensenadaand Rosarito.
World WaterHoldingwas created intheenvironmentconferencein Rio de Janeiroin 1992,whichaims toremember theimportance ofwaterfor humansusing thisyear's themeof"Water andFood Security".