DF govt reports on potable water progress

Friday, October 7, 2011

Mexico's federal district (DF) government has built and modernized 14 potable water plants since the administration of mayor Marcelo Ebrard began in 2006, increasing capacity to 2,181l/s.

A further two potable water plants are being built with capacities of 50l/s and 100l/s, the DF government said in a release detailing its achievements in the water sector.

The government has also improved existing water pipelines and installed 60km of pipelines across 14 of the city's boroughs.

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Further work included construction of three pumping stations, the replacement, rehabilitation and construction of 263 wells and construction of the 27km Santa Catarina water transfer line.