Quintana Roo to improve access to potable water

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Mexico's Quintana Roo state government will spend 42.4mn pesos (US$3.65mn) on potable water projects this year, according to a release.

The funds will be used to build potable water systems in 17 Mayan communities under development authority Sedesol's priority areas program.

Work will include expanding potable water systems at a cost of 38mn pesos and repairing wells at a cost of 4.44mn pesos.

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Sedesol disbursed an initial sum of 9.10mn pesos to state water authority Capa on Monday (July 25).

Overall, Quintana Roo plans to invest 500mn pesos in water projects during 2011.