• January 25, 2022

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El Paso Water honors UTEP professor with award

One of President/CEO John Balliew’s earliest memories at El Paso Water involves Civil Engineering Professor Anthony Tarquin of the University of Texas at El Paso. As Balliew was reporting for his first day of work at the Canal Plant, Tarquin was busily conducting water research with a graduate student from Greece. For his multiple years […]Read More

El Paso Water continues work on sewage main repair project

Crews with EPWater continue their efforts to minimize impacts of wastewater discharge to Rio Grande, after the sewage main break from August. Officials say crews working to install the replacement for the Frontera Force Main pipelines, near Sunland Park Drive and Doniphan Drive, have reached 81% completion. According to officials, the project remains ahead of […]Read More

El Paso Water honored with 2020 Award of Recognition; 15

El Paso Water officials announced Friday that their Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant and Robertson/Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant have received the “15-Year Directors Award” in 2020 from the Partnership for Safe Water. “We place the highest value on the health and safety of water in our community,” said John Balliew, CEO and President of EPWater. […]Read More

With heat baking the Borderland, El Paso Water talks shared

During an emergency or during extreme weather conditions, water and electricity services keep each other running; they are interdependent. “When Mother Nature brings adverse conditions to our area, El Paso Water and El Paso Electric work together to supply essential resources to our community,” officials say. Officials add that their experience from previous weather events […]Read More

El Paso Water, partners mark $1 million for 2021 customer

Officials with El Paso Water announced Thursday that through partnerships with Project BRAVO and Amistad, their customers have received water bill assistance this year totaling $1.1 million.  This funding was made possible because of federal CARES Act funding distributed by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the City of El Paso to […]Read More

El Paso Water’s Montana Vista Project nears Phase I completion

Officials with El Paso Water announced Wednesday that the first phase of the Montana Vista Wastewater Project is nearly complete, with over 500 customers connected to the EPWater wastewater system for the very first time. According to officials, since the project began in Nov. 2019, 95% of residents that signed letters of intent for Phase […]Read More

El Paso Water rolls out video to help residents understand

As millions of gallons of water travel through pipes, pumps and faucets around the city, residents rarely give it a second thought.  Now, officials with El Paso Water want to give customers an insight into the crews and responsibility that go along with that task. “I want our customers to know that we care about […]Read More

El Paso Water explains steps utility is taking to prepare

Living and operating in the Chihuahuan Desert, the term drought is not unfamiliar to El Paso Water. Utility officials say they continuously plan to ensure customers have safe, reliable water during the hottest and driest months in our region. “As we anticipate considerably less water from the Rio Grande this year, we want to remind […]Read More

El Paso Water’s Will Ruth Stormwater Pond next step for

Many engineering students start their academic journeys with visions of working on grand structures and complex machinery. Those visions usually do not include building a pond. It definitely was not something Ryan Stubbs, a utility engineer associate with El Paso Water, envisioned himself working on as a college student. “It seems simple. You’re just digging […]Read More

Public Service Board approves 2021-22 El Paso Water budget

The Public Service Board approved the El Paso Water fiscal year 2021-22 Water/Wastewater and Stormwater budgets Wednesday morning. “El Paso Water continues to strengthen its portfolio of water resources by investing in infrastructure and responsibly managing our sources,” said John Balliew, EPWater President/CEO. “In a challenging year for many, EPWater and our essential workers continued […]Read More