Appropriation of Río San Juan water by Monterrey City, Mexico: implications for agriculture and basin water sharing

@article{Scott2007AppropriationOR,
  title={Appropriation of R{\'i}o San Juan water by Monterrey City, Mexico: implications for agriculture and basin water sharing},
  author={Christopher A. Scott and F Flores-L{\'o}pez and Jesus R. Gastelum},
  journal={Paddy and Water Environment},
  year={2007},
  volume={5},
  pages={253-262}
}
Monterrey metropolitan area’s growth has resulted in water transfers from the Río San Juan basin with significant impacts for downstream water users, especially farmers in the Bajo Río San Juan (BRSJ) irrigation district. El Cuchillo dam is the centerpiece of the basin’s water management infrastructure and has become the flashpoint of a multi-faceted water dispute between the states of Nuevo León and Tamaulipas as well as between urban and agricultural water interests in the basin. Subsequent… 

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