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Edgar José Carrera Villa

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Edgar José Carrera Villa

Water Reserves Program Coordinator

Edgar is the Water Reserves Program Coordinator in our offices in Mexico City. He is responsible for protecting and conserving Mexico’s Ramsar sites' water resources.

Edgar is originally from Mexicali, Baja California. He is a trained hydrologist and studied Engineering at the Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), where he also received his Master's degree in Environmental Engineering. During his master's program, his work resulted in the design and implementation of a new system to improve the efficiency of wastewater treatment Las Arenitas, Mexicali, BC.

Prior to joining the COSTASALVAJE, Edgar worked at the Sonoran Institute in México A.C. (SI) as Head of Hydrology in the Rio Colorado Delta program. Edgar and the Delta team led the drafting of the first water reserve proposals on the Baja California peninsula and developed the basic hydrological information for the seven basin water reserve proposals in Baja California Sur. Edgar enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as outdoor activities, especially hiking and kayaking.