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Water Resources of Mexico

  • Jose A. Raynal-Villasenor

Part of the World Water Resources book series (WWR, volume 6)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. José de Anda Sánchez
    Pages 1-14
  3. Carlos Gutiérrez-Ojeda, Oscar A. Escolero-Fuentes
    Pages 15-33
  4. Ignacio Reyes-Cortes, Abundio Osuna-Vizcarra
    Pages 35-64
  5. Carlos R. Fonseca-Ortiz, Carlos A. Mastachi-Loza, Carlos Díaz-Delgado, María V. Esteller-Alberich
    Pages 65-82
  6. Carlos Patino-Gomez, Paul Hernandez-Romero
    Pages 83-102
  7. Maria E. Raynal-Gutierrez
    Pages 103-116
  8. Humberto Marengo Mogollón
    Pages 117-132
  9. Cynthia G. Tabla-Vázquez, Alma C. Chávez-Mejía, María T. Orta Ledesma, Rosa M. Ramírez-Zamora
    Pages 133-155
  10. Polioptro F. Martinez-Austria
    Pages 157-175
  11. Felipe I. Arreguin-Cortes, Claudia Elizabeth Cervantes-Jaimes
    Pages 177-195
  12. Juan Pablo Molina-Aguilar, Alfonso Gutierrez-López, Ivonne Cruz Paz
    Pages 219-236
  13. Jose A. Raynal-Villasenor
    Pages 237-254
  14. Alfonso Gutierrez-López, Marilú Meza-Ruiz, Jose Vargas-Baecheler
    Pages 255-270
  15. Jose A. Raynal-Villasenor, Maria E. Raynal-Gutierrez, Bryan Zegarra-Ybarra
    Pages 271-284
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 285-288

About this book


This comprehensive volume presents the topic of water resources of Mexico from a different angle. Besides covering the geohydrology it also offers a brief account of the ancient water resources works, explains from where the water is coming, how the water is being used in homes and in the industry, how the dams are operated in the hurricane season, some aspects of the water-energy-food securities nexus and the expectations for the future in connection with global climate change. 

The book is of interest to every one connected with the water resources of Mexico, e.g. federal and state employees of agencies related with water management, water supply and wastewater treatment. It is also of value to those in academia and employed at water related professional associations and the general public.


Ancient water works Global climate change Mexican water management Wastewater treatment Water security and sustainability Water resources management Water supply Water use and consumption

Editors and affiliations

  • Jose A. Raynal-Villasenor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringUniversidad de las Americas PueblaCholulaMexico

About the editors

Dr. Jose A. Raynal-Villasenor is full-time professor at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Universidad de las Americas Puebla (UDLAP), Mexico where he is also currently the Dean. He is a Civil Engineer at the Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua, and received his Master degree on Hydraulic Engineering from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico and his Ph.D., with specialization in Hydrology and Water Resources from the Colorado State University, USA. His research is related to the modeling of floods and droughts. He authored 2 books, and edited 5 books, and published14 technical reports and 196 peer-reviewed papers, several chapters in books, and conferences papers. He is a member of 11 national and international professional societies. 

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