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Conservation Committee of Chiriqui River basin is Created

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Conservation Committee of Chiriqui River basin is Created

The Ministry of the Environment, through the Directorate of Watershed Management, selected representatives of the users recently to the  Committee for the Conservation of the Chiriqui river basin.

The director of the executive office, Noel Trejos, stressed the importance of having an advisory committee to help preserve this basin. According Trejos, the Committee shall have a voice and vote in the consultations.

Mario Rodriguez, inhabitant of Gualaca, stressed the importance of their conservation for the region, for being one of the most plentiful and which gives water to many communities.

Therefore, warned that will take care of not to grant new hydroelectric concessions on the basis of its flow, that may affect its channel and leave without water to populations.


Edited by Keith Woolford
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