• October 21, 2021

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Lower Valley Water District receives $23m loan for water, wastewater

San Antonio – On Wednesday, the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Lower Valley Water District (LVWD) signed a $23.05 million loan for the expansion and improvement of the existing water distribution and wastewater collection systems, which will directly benefit more than 9,000 residents in various unincorporated areas of El Paso County, Texas. “We […]Read More

NADB, Lower Valley Water District sign $500K grant agreement for

San Antonio  – On Tuesday, U.S. Congressman Tony Gonzales (TX-23) announced a $500,000 grant signing between the North American Development Bank (NADB) and the Lower Valley Water District (LVWD) to support a wastewater project in the Rosa Azul subdivision in Socorro. Officials say this new system will provide first-time access to wastewater services that will […]Read More

Lower Valley Water District Begins Wastewater Collection Projects

State and local officials were on hand Wednesday for the groundbreaking on the Lower Valley Water District’s new wastewater collection and treatment project. On hand were Congressman Will Hurd, U.S. Representative of the 23rd District of Texas, Alex Hinojosa, Acting Managing Director of the North American Development Bank (NADB),  along with representatives of the Border Environment […]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

EPWater: Mitigation plan in effect to divert wastewater from Rio

Officials with EPWater has implemented a mitigation plan to reduce the environmental impact to the Rio Grande of wastewater discharged in the river, as the result of the Frontera Force Main emergency. The wastewater discharged near Doniphan and Racetrack Drive is now being diverted through irrigation canals, where flows will travel about 20 miles downstream […]Read More

Mesa del Norte residents reach agreement with Fabens Water District;

Residents of the Mesa del Norte subdivision Thursday celebrated a settlement that will lower their high base water costs to an affordable level. The residents, who are represented by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA), described the agreement with the Fabens Water District as a “victory” that brings relief after eight years of battling high water […]Read More

Colonias on the Border Struggle with Decades-old Water Issues

Twenty-three years ago, Olivia Figueroa left her neighborhood in Chihuahua, Mexico, where she didn’t have basic services, and immigrated to the U.S. She paid $40 to cross the Rio Grande, only to arrive to another community that also lacked services — often referred to as a colonia — in San Elizario, Texas. As in Mexico, the colonia had no electricity, […]Read More

PdNHF starts research-driven Covid-19 prevention program: ‘Reduce the Risk. For

According to focus groups recently conducted by the Paso del Norte Health Foundation (PdNHF), El Paso County residents need regionally specific and culturally sensitive information to help them reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19. “Many focus group participants indicated they have adopted CDC recommendations about hand-washing, face coverings and social distancing but said they needed […]Read More

Info+Links: November 5th Election – Unofficial Results

Your one stop shop for ballots, info, and results (starting at 7pm)  Please refresh the page in order to load the latest data. **Note: due to the number of races, data and visitors – page loading time may be a bit delayed!** Election Day results will be available after the polls close at 7 p.m.  Election […]Read More

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