A view from the International bridge between Presidio, Texas and Ojinaga, Mexico shows the flooded check point between the two cities on Sept. 17, 2008. A levee broke and water from the Rio Grande inundated parts of the city with 10 feet of water. Walt Frerck/AP hide caption

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Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

The 1970 Boundary Treaty requires U.S. and Mexican officials on the International Boundary and Water Commission be in agreement before building structures that might affect the flow of the Rio Grande.

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A view from the International bridge between Presidio, Texas and Ojinaga, Mexico shows the flooded check point between the two cities on Sept. 17, 2008. A levee broke and water from the Rio Grande inundated parts of the city with 10 feet of water. Walt Frerck/AP hide caption

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Mexico Worries That A New Border Wall Will Worsen Flooding

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A New Generation Of Kashmir Rappers Vents Its Rage In The Valley

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