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In Photos: Drought And Dry Reservoirs In Mexico

According to Mexico’s National Water Commission, Valle de Bravo’s reservoir has fallen to 29% of its capacity – a historical low -- compared to one year ago when it was at 52%, while the country endures a drought and has imposed restrictions on water taken from the system.

Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

A dog stands on cracked, exposed banks of the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico. According to Mexico’s National Water Commission, Valle de Bravo’s reservoir has fallen to 29% of its capacity – a historical low -- compared to one year ago when it was at 52%, while the country endures a drought and has imposed restrictions on water taken from the system.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

A flock of birds flies along the exposed banks of the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

Boats sits on the exposed banks of the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

The banks of the Miguel Aleman dam lie exposed due to low water levels in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

The banks of the Miguel Aleman dam lie exposed due to low water levels in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

A boat sits on the exposed banks of the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

An angler fishes in the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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Mexico Dry Reservoirs
Mexico Dry Reservoirs | Photo: AP/Marco Ugarte

Birds perch on a moored boat on the Miguel Aleman dam in Valle de Bravo, Mexico.

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