In response to requests from Plumbing Manufacturers Intl. (PMI) and its members, as well as from other supporters of the U.S....
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill authorizing $25 million to improve El Paso, Texas County's water and waste-water facilities, U.S. Rep. Silvestre Reyes, D-El Paso, said.
The authorization in the Water Resources Development Act of 2003 is targeted at El Paso's need for improved water services and availability, particularly in the colonias.
The act is a multi-year authorization bill for the Army Corps of Engineers water projects and programs.