Mexico's Querétaro state plans to invest 480mn pesos (US$34.2mn) in potable water distribution during 2012, paper El Economista reported.
The state water authority, CEA, plans to extend potable water coverage to a further 27,000 residents, CEA spokesperson Sergio Loustaunau was reported as saying.
Works will include extension of potable water networks, installation of water tanks and construction of water harvesting infrastructure.
Further projects under consideration include the cleanup and expansion of the Querétaro river. The federal government will decide shortly whether it will go ahead in 2012, the report said.