November 09, 2018

Mexican Sewage in American Waters: Who Is Responsible for Fixing the Sewage Crisis?

Darien Key and Faye Winkler

Tucked in the southwestern corner of California near the Mexican border is the Tijuana River Watershed (hereinafter “the Watershed”), a vast drainage basin covering approximately 1750 square miles—an area slightly less than the size of Delaware. More than half of the Watershed is on Mexico’s side of the border and supplies the city of Tijuana. The Watershed drains into the Tijuana River estuary, a large coastal wetland shared by the United States and Mexico. 

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