In Mexico, water and wastewater utilities have a difficult task meeting users’ demands. Low tariffs, high water consumption, and an intricate legal framework have led to unsustainable water abstraction, high-energy costs, high water loss, and inadequate wastewater treatment, which contribute to high greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. GHG emissions are driving contribution to global GHGs. Approximately 3 -5 % of Mexico’s national GHG emissions can be attributed to the water sector.

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