• October 25, 2020

Tags : el paso water utilities

Developers, EP Water employ new agreement to save time, money

El Paso builders and developers can now complete basic utility work such as manhole installations and fire hydrant relocations that previously only El Paso Water crews were allowed to perform. Utility officials say that under the new Limited Scope Development Agreement (LSDA), developers and builders can complete some utility work on their own schedule using […]Read More

Video+Story: El Paso Water provides update on unique challenges of

What do you do when you’re caught between a rock and a hard place? If you’re El Paso Water, you hire a geologist and use specialized impact and vibration-monitoring equipment. The Upson Drive Main Improvement Project will remove and replace the existing water and wastewater mains and service lines within the Sunset Heights Historic District. […]Read More

EP Water Support staff adapts amid pandemic

With the Coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact lives and livelyhoods, the majority of El Paso Water employees continue to work to provide essential water, wastewater and stormwater services. Several employees were featured through the utility’s “Working for You” social media campaign. The posts reminded the community that the work for employees at the plants and […]Read More

Women make strides in EPWater workforce

As a heavy equipment operator for El Paso Water, Truck Driver Laura Chaparro-Casas is turning heads. It happens so often, Chaparro-Casas is no longer fazed by the double takes she gets while driving her Freightliner dump truck to and from a job site. What she does notice are the honks and waves from other women […]Read More

Video+Story: EP Water awarded $3.5m to build Water Reclamation and

The Bureau of Reclamation will provide a total of $3.5 million to El Paso and four other communities in California and Hawaii will split the remaining $13.48 million to help plan, design and construct congressionally-authorized Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects. Using the funds, the El Paso Water will construct an advanced water purification […]Read More

Video: Rio Grande water allocation arrives in El Paso

A quick video from El Paso water, as the Rio Grande is flowing once again. EPW officials say, “It’s great news for our water supply because we can ease off the pumping of our aquifers and depend on our treatment plants to deliver high-quality, reliable water straight to your tap!” For more info about the […]Read More

EPWater Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Jonathan Rogers Plant

Nearly three decades ago, the area’s aquifers were being pumped heavily to meet growing demands, and El Paso Water learned from several engineering studies that El Paso was at risk of running out of water by 2030 unless major changes were made. The utility began an aggressive conservation program to reduce water consumption, expanded water […]Read More

Council Approves Amendment to Water Conservation Ordinance

On Tuesday, El Paso City Council unanimously approved to amend the current Water Conservation Ordinance to improve water conservation at City Parks while maintaining healthy turf at city parks. “These changes will increase efficiencies with irrigation and the maintenance of our parks that our community demands and deserves; while also being smarter on how we use […]Read More

El Paso Water Works to Beautify Facilities Throughout City

Imagine deeply rooted artistic rock walls adorned with wrought-iron detail enclosed the sleek, modern architecture of a new building. Water-smart landscaping surrounded the grounds showcasing the beauty of native El Paso flora. Is this a luxury resort? No, but it may represent the future for some upcoming El Paso Water facility projects. EPWater has facilities […]Read More

El Paso Water Earns Directors Award for Water Distribution System

El Paso Water is among an elite group of utilities to earn the Partnership for Safe Water’s Directors Award for Distribution System Operations. EPWater received this award for successfully completing a comprehensive self-assessment of distribution system operations and optimization that demonstrate the utility’s commitment to delivering safe, high quality water to the community. “We are […]Read More