Community water management in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges for Mexico

Jorge Alejandro Silva Rodríguez de San Miguel, Mara Maricela Trujillo Flores, Fernando Lámbarry Vilchis, Luis Arturo Rivas Tovar, Andrea Yolima Bernal Pedraza

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© 2015 the author(s). There are about 80 000 Community Water Boards (CWB) operating in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), showing that community management is an alternative to supply water and sanitation services, primarily in rural areas. In Mexico, this form of management is latent but has not been subject to a consolidated recognition. The descriptive documentary research analyzes community management models applied in LAC countries according to the categories described in the Triple-S Model (Sustainable Services at Scale), to interpret its structure according to the particularities of the different levels of government (local, regional and national) it is concluded with challenges and opportunities of a federal state, such as Mexico, for the implementation of community water management.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)102-112
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of Sustainable Development
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015

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