Tamaulipas govt reports first-year water gains

Monday, November 28, 2011

Mexico's Tamaulipas government has spent 676mn pesos (US$48.2mn) on basic infrastructure in the state's marginalized communities during 2011.

The state's social infrastructure fund for municipalities has directed 676mn pesos towards extension of potable water networks, installation of sewerage and drainage pipelines and other basic social infrastructure, Tamaulipas governor Egidio Torre said in a report on his first year in office.

The state government has also invested 19.4mn pesos in irrigation infrastructure across 2,768ha of farmland, according to a state government release.

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