Thousands of people will temporarily be without water Wednesday while work is done at the Costa Rican Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) facilities in Tres Ríos, Cartago.
A video that went viral on Tuesday shows a whirlwind on a road in Guanacaste, “formed by the effects of high temperatures on air,” a local meteorologist said.
The Water and Sewer Institute rationing plan will focus on cantons in the capital of San José.
Despite a strong start to the rainy season, some households in Costa Rica's Central Valley face two more weeks of water rationing while aquifers replenish.
Water supply problems in Costa Rica’s capital will persist at least through May, according to projections from the Water and Sewers Institute (AyA).
Broad Front Party legislator Suray Carrillo Guevara is drafting a water conservation bill that would ban existing and future golf courses in Costa Rica.
As high tourism season approaches, the rainy season peters out and the drought continues, Tamarindo struggles to make sure there's enough water to supply the town.
At least half a million residents of Costa Rica’s Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM) will suffer water shortages and rationing until next year due to low rainfall levels recorded in the current rainy season, the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) reported Monday.
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