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After decades of broken promises, a Texas “donut hole” community will get running water

Construction began in July to bring water to Cochran, one of several colonias along the border not served by public water systems. The project is expected to be completed by October.

a home in the Cochran colonia.
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Trucking in water

“Structural racism”

Jack Duran, a resident of Cochran colonia talks with the driver of a water truck.

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