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The WATER is BACK … and so are we! After early four months of a greatly reduced Presa Allende – during which time it was impossible to launch boats from the boathouse – the water is back almost to the level it was in March of this year! Our calendar...read more
Recreational Upcoming Opportunities fro Paddling: Wednesday, May 25, at 9:30 AM – Wednesday-on-the- Water Welcome to paddlers of all skill level, our regular Wednesday paddle exploring parts of the Presa Allende with Graham assisted by Annette. Thursday, May 26...read more
The Eco-Salon is a regular opportunity for Amigos members and guests to gather to discuss a range of concerns – mostly environmental – in an casual manner with a delicious meal at SMA’s only farm to fork restaurant, Temporada on the premises of el...read more
Environmental Awareness and Action
Click to See – Community Water Action Plan SMA 9-20-2014
The quality of water is of primary importance for all.
Inadequate wastewater treatment is the primary problem. All wastewater used in agricultural irrigation should be treated.
Citizen’s Observation Survey
Monitoring surveys can provide good information on the location and types of water contaminants. The need for good management practices is essential.
Listening to farmer’s concerns and planning feasible treatment solutions with market incentives can increase farmer’s income.
The Independence Aquifer in central Mexico is in a permanent state of decline and contaminated with toxic levels of arsenic and fluoride, which has led to irreversible health complications like dental & crippling skeletal fluorosis.
Dylan Terrell, Executive Director of Caminos de Agua, a partner organization of Amigos de la Presa in the OCAS Coalition, describes the situation in this TedTalk.