Economics
  • ISSN: 2155-7950
  • Journal of Business and Economics

The Environmental Problematic of Xochimilco Lake, Located in Mexico City

Ana Luisa González Arévalo
(Institute of Economic Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico)

Abstract: This article presents the geographical location of Lake Xochimilco, some economic and social characteristics of the mayoralty of Xochimilco are mentioned; the inhabitants living in poverty. Subsequently, the serious pollution of this lake and its impact on the health of the inhabitants living near the lake is. Finally, it puts forward some proposals to get started, albeit very slowly reversing this problem

Key words: pollution; environment; water; lake; aquifers; geographical location of Lake Xochimilco   

JEL code: Q53





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