• October 21, 2021

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EP Water Crews tackle emergency stormwater projects

The rain events of July and August 2021 proved to be some of the most significant rain events in the history of our region. While many of El Paso’s stormwater structures held up during the heavy rainfall, the localized severity of the storms – particularly in Central El Paso – overwhelmed and damaged many parts […]Read More

EP Water: Wastewater spill contained in west El Paso, Reported

Officials with El Paso Water announced Friday that their crews continue working on repairs to a pair of damaged wastewater lines in west El Paso that were part of a pipeline replacement construction project, after two of the broke. Officials say the first main break occurred Friday at approximately 1:30 a.m. on the 3900 block […]Read More

EP Water: Lifespan of Bustamante Plant extended

Through hundreds of miles of underground pipes, the Roberto Bustamante Wastewater Treatment Plant takes in wastewater from parts of east El Paso and is permitted to treat up to 39 million gallons per day. As the city expands, El Paso Water  is taking on a major project that will optimize the existing plant by improving […]Read More

EP Water talks response to recent Monsoon storms, Updates on

With the Monsoon officially underway, officials with EP Water took the opportunity to review their response to the storms and provide updates to on-going projects. Beginning on June 27, a series of heavy rainstorms blanketed the borderland for several days, putting much of the city’s stormwater infrastructure to the test. “The entire region has taken […]Read More

EP Water releases Summer sandbag distribution schedule

El Paso Water officials announced that, beginning Monday, June 28th, residential customers can pick up sandbags for flood control any day of the week. “Distribution sites were consolidated to three locations based on turnout in past years,” utility officials shared. “This cost-effective measure will allow EPWater to shift resources to other flood protection initiatives. The […]Read More

EP Water invests in work crew safety via purchase of

The work of an El Paso Water field crew can take them to all parts of the city, from residential neighborhoods to traffic-filled intersections, but the busy streets are where they need the most protection. The utility recently added a Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA), a mobile crash cushion attached to the back of an EPWater […]Read More

EP Water reminds residents to ‘Water Smarter’ this Spring

With Spring already here, and warmer temperatures on the way, officials with EPWater  are kicking off a new campaign to encourage customers to conserve and be active participants in sustaining the region’s water supply. Through EPWater’s Water Smarter campaign, social media and radio messages will provide customers with simple tips to save water, which will […]Read More

EP Water rewarded for Energy Efficiency Efforts

When a $209,000 check from El Paso Electric (EPE) arrived for energy efficiency improvements at the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant, it was a pleasant surprise – but one that involved nearly five years of coordination between EPWater and EPE. Recently retired EPWater electrical engineer Manuel Perez recalls that staff first approached EPE’s Large Commercial […]Read More

EP Water’s ‘Willie’ to make a splash in new educational

You know those videos kids love to watch over and over?  Now, El Paso Water’s Willie the Water Drop is headed to a screen near you, urging preschoolers to use water wisely at home. The short videos will feature Willie engaging with April Lopez, Water Conservation Specialist, immersing young viewers in conservation lessons, with plenty […]Read More

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