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El Paso Sector Border Patrol warns about dangers of entering the canals

Posted on AllSides March 26th, 2024
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EL PASO, Texas – The U.S. Border Patrol El Paso Sector is warning people on both sides of the border about the dangers of entering the International Boundary and Water Commission canals that parallel the U.S. – Mexico border. Every year large volumes of water are released into the canals from reservoirs upstream in New Mexico. The canals are deeper than they appear and often carry strong water currents and powerful undertow as more water is released for irrigation purposes. Ysleta Border Patrol Agents and the El Paso Fire Department...

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