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Capturing the rainfall to fight drought in Mexico City

6 mins | Nov 3, 2022
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Could this rural technique save a sinking city? Several hundred years ago, a great lake once stretched across the land now occupied by Mexico City. With generations of flood control and draining causing a water shortage crisis, Maya Averbuch explains how this urban rainwater collection technique could be the solution.

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