Border Interfaith Celebrates Clean Water for Hundreds in Colonias


After fighting for years to secure reliable and clean water service, leaders celebrated the completion of the new water distribution system by El Paso Water Utilities. 

In the celebration at San Patricio Catholic Church in the colonia Canutillo, where more than 240 home are now connected to public utilities, Rev. Pablo Matta congratulated the leaders for their persistence saying, "At the end, the people got it done."

[Photo Credit: El Paso Water & Aileen Flores, El Paso Times]

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