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AyA official to Hatillo neighbors: “Only Moses could bring them water”

At a time when the Ministry of Health increases preventive measures due to the possible arrival of the coronavirus in the country, the residents of the Hatillos, San Jose, one of the places most affected by water rationing, say they cannot comply with hygiene...

In Costa Rica, 51 out of every 100 liters of water does not reach the consumer

Some 115,000 people, half of them living in the Greater Metropolitan Area (GAM), are affected by water rationing in the first months of 2019, due to a reduction of at least 15% of water resources during this dry season. However, the dry season is not...

A Dangerous Practice, Not Storing Water Safely

The extremely dry season has meant 'controlled water cuts' throughout the country, a situation causing people to store water in receptacles for the time there is none coming out of the tap. However, sometimes they forget about proper storage which could cause mosquito larvae...

Country Could Face Serious Water Shortage!

The dry season has forced water rationing affecting thousands of people daily, with no drinking water for a few hours up to 12 hours and no water at all in places like La Carpio. The country could face a serious water shortage if no...

AyA intensifies water rationing in San Jose metropolitan area

In Moravia, Desamparados, Alajuelita and Hatillos alone almost 60,000 residents are struggling to meet needs in their homes and businesses due to water rationing this week. Thousands more are affected in other communities as the national water authority, the Instituto Costarricense de Acueductos y Alcantarillados...

Vacationers Asked To Use Less Water During Semana Santa

QCOSTARICA - The absence of an adequate of flow of potable water will be greater felt in many areas of Guanacaste during Semana Santa (Easter Week). For this the water and sewer utility, the Instituto de Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA), is appealing to the conscience of...

Residents of Puriscal Live With Only 4 Hours of Water Daily

(QCOSTARICA) -- Puriscaleños (residents of Puriscal) have to juggle their lives to live on only four hours of potable water  a day. Yamileth Astorga, head of the Acueductos y Alcantarillados (AyA) - water and sewer utility - said rationing in the area (from Puriscal to...

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