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Harvesting rain for a city running dry

Mexico City was built on an ancient lake and gets more rain than London… and yet it’s running out of water. For millions of its poorest residents, getting enough of the precious resource is a daily challenge.

To solve this critical problem, Social enterprise project Isla Urbana is capitalising on the city’s abundant rainfall with home-harvesting systems designed to help the most vulnerable.

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