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Low-pressure system over Costa Rica brings rain
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Costa Rica
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Low-pressure system over Costa Rica brings rain

L. Arias - June 21, 2016

Heavy rains on Monday morning in various regions of Costa Rica were the result of a low-pressure system, the National Meteorological Institute (IMN) reported. The weather phenomenon caused scattered…

Water rationing in Central Valley to continue for two more weeks
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Costa Rica
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Water rationing in Central Valley to continue for two more weeks

L. Arias - June 3, 2016

Water rationing in Costa Rica’s Greater Metropolitan Area, the country’s most populous region, will remain for at least two more weeks, according to the Water and Sewer…

Water and Sewer Institute seeks tax cuts for water-efficient appliances, fixtures
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Climate Change
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Water and Sewer Institute seeks tax cuts for water-efficient appliances, fixtures

L. Arias - April 27, 2016

Water supply problems in most of Costa Rica during the past two dry seasons has prompted the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) to draft a bill aimed at…

San José to face water rationing for at least six more weeks
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Costa Rica
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San José to face water rationing for at least six more weeks

L. Arias - April 7, 2016

Water supply problems in Costa Rica’s capital will persist at least through May, according to projections from the Water and Sewers Institute (AyA). Currently more than 150,000…

Low rainfall conditions prompt water rationing until mid-2016
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Climate Change
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Low rainfall conditions prompt water rationing until mid-2016

L. Arias - September 29, 2015

At least half a million residents of Costa Rica’s Greater Metropolitan Area will suffer water shortages and rationing until next year due to low rainfall levels recorded…

Consumers rejoice: Metropolitan water rates set to decrease on July 1
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Business
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Consumers rejoice: Metropolitan water rates set to decrease on July 1

L. Arias - June 29, 2015

In a couple days, customers of the Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) – which services the San José Greater Metropolitan Area – will see a…

Costa Rica investigates company’s navigation permits after weekend chemical spill in Nicoya Gulf
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Environment
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Costa Rica investigates company’s navigation permits after weekend chemical spill in Nicoya Gulf

L. Arias - May 5, 2015

Officials from the Costa Rican Fisheries Institute (INCOPESCA) on Monday said that the 180 tons of ammonium nitrate spilled into the Nicoya Gulf last Saturday have not caused significant…

BREAKING: New explosions at Turrialba Volcano
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Environment and Wildlife
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BREAKING: New explosions at Turrialba Volcano

L. Arias - March 13, 2015

Two new explosion of gas and ash Friday mid-morning broke a brief period of low activity at Turrialba Volcano, located in the province of Cartago, 67 kilometers from…

145,000 to go without water in Escazú, Santa Ana and western San José on Saturday
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Environment and Wildlife
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145,000 to go without water in Escazú, Santa Ana and western San José on Saturday

Zach Dyer - February 17, 2015

Saturday would be a bad day to try and take a bath. An estimated 145,000 residents across the western San José cantons of Escazú, Santa Ana, Desamparados…

Water bandits are the latest concern in worsening drought
Environment and Wildlife
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Environment and Wildlife
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Water bandits are the latest concern in worsening drought

Lindsay Fendt - April 4, 2014

The Public Services Company of Heredia (ESPH) warned its customers via Facebook Wednesday to watch out for potential water bandits. The company advised residents to be on…

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