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Flocks of tourists challenge Monteverde’s wastewater systems

Ever since tourism to Monteverde started growing exponentially in the 1990s, homeowners and businesses have been struggling to help keep the area’s water filtration hygienic. Monteverde, like many other Latin American rural areas, practices a method of separating the town´s wastewater before it is cleaned and dumped back into the creeks and rivers. “El agua … Continue reading