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Water and Sewer Institute announces rationing plan for up to four months
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Costa Rica
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Water and Sewer Institute announces rationing plan for up to four months

L. Arias - February 20, 2017

More than 200,000 residents of Costa Rica's Greater Metropolitan Area will face daily water rationing in periods ranging from 6-12 hours at a time during the coming months,…

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…

Save water, ban golf courses, says Costa Rican lawmaker
Drought
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Drought
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Save water, ban golf courses, says Costa Rican lawmaker

L. Arias - October 23, 2015

Broad Front Party legislator Suray Carrillo Guevara is drafting a water conservation bill that would ban golf courses in Costa Rica -- both existing ones and those that are…

Drought: As tourism season approaches, Tamarindo needs a good shower
Drought
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Drought
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Drought: As tourism season approaches, Tamarindo needs a good shower

Ellen Zoe Golden - October 18, 2015

TAMARINDO, Guanacaste – Last month after a rousing surf session, I returned to my Tamarindo home well in need of a shower. I was covered with sand.…

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…

Guanacaste canton stretches water supplies to support construction
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Business
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Guanacaste canton stretches water supplies to support construction

The Tico Times - June 8, 2015

The City Council of Santa Cruz in the northwestern province of Guanacaste has continued to issue construction permits despite warnings of endangering the area's limited water supply.…

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

The Tico Times - 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…

City officials finally promise relief to Cartago residents facing ongoing water shortages
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Environment and Wildlife
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City officials finally promise relief to Cartago residents facing ongoing water shortages

L. Arias - September 11, 2014

Officials from the Water and Sewer Institute (AyA) and the Paraíso Municipality on Wednesday agreed to the first steps in addressing ongoing water shortages that in recent months have extended to two…

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