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Drinking Water News

Prioritization Process for the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program

May 22, 2017 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 9 and the Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC), in coordination with the North American Development Bank (NADB), are pleased to announce a new project application and prioritization…

Meeting of the Arizona/Sonora Regional Workgroup of the U.S.-Mexico Environmental Program: Border 2020

January 05, 2015 - Border 2020 Regional workshop held in Arizona to review task force plans

Water System Improvements for Anthony, New Mexico bring quality service to residents

April 08, 2014 - For residents in Anthony, New Mexico, the completion of a water system improvement project means having access to a sustainable water supply. To mark the event, the Anthony Water and Sanitation District (AWSD) held…

The importance of the BECC in the Border 2012 Program is recognized

May 25, 2011 - The Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) was recognized as a strategic partner for the U.S.-Mexico Border 2012 Environmental Program, by having certified 179 projects with an estimated cost of US $4 billion, for the…

CONAGUA’s Director General recognizes BECC’s work along the border

April 26, 2011 - Significant progress has been made in the northern border states of Mexico, particularly in the area of wastewater treatment, acknowledged Jose Luis Luege Tamargo, Director General of the National Water Commission (CONAGUA, for its…

Binational Border Sanitation and Water Quality Summit held in San Antonio, Texas

March 31, 2011 - Hosted by the International Boundary and Water Commission. BECC and NADB officials were in attendance. The Summit featured initiatives to improve water quality and sanitation along the border region.

New BECC and NADB Top Officials meet with Chihuahua Governor

January 13, 2011 - On December 13th, Geronimo Gutierrez and Maria Elena Giner, newly-appointed NADB Managing Director and BECC General Manager, respectively, met with Chihuahua Governor Cesar Duarte-Jáquez and some of his highest cabinet members. The meeting took…