after a meeting between the residents and the mayors of Minatitlán and Coatzacoalcos An agreement was reached that allowed them The Yuribia dam valves opened this Tuesday.
Last night, there Mayor of Minatitlán, Carmen Medel Palma, and the Mayor of Coatzacoalcos, Amado Cruz Malpica agree with the ejidatarios who have kept the valve closed since last weekend.
During the meeting, the mayor of Morenista said that he does not need water from the Yuribia; however, it will provide 30 percent of the resources for the municipality of Tatahuicapan, which has kept the valve closed since last weekend. cut off supply to Coatzacoalcos and Cosoleacaque.
He pointed out that the municipality in charge has 17 wells that provide more than 80 percent of the population with drinking water.
Why were the Yuribia dam valves closed?
In addition, he mentioned that the activation of two more wells under maintenance is expected, making a total of 19, which guarantees the vital fluid of the inhabitants of the city.
The leaders who closed the valve asked for the southern municipalities to contribute financial resources to do the work, for this. He agreed to cover 30 percent of the requested amount.
At that moment the Yuribia dam pumps 70 liters per second into Minatitlán to provide water, while the costs of operation cover up to 560 liters per second.
The authorities from the south of Veracruz confirmed the closure of the Yuribia dam by the residents of the municipality of Tatahuicapan, a fact recorded last Sunday.
The residents closed the pipes, leaving thousands of people living in the municipality of Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, and part of Cosoleacaque.
On several occasions, the ejidatarios of Tatahuicapan seized the aqueduct and closed the pipes to demand resources and work for this municipality, where on several occasions the mayors of Coatzacoalcos, Minatitlán, and Cosolecaque agreed to their demands.