• December 7, 2021

Tags : El Paso water

Texan by Nature Announces 2020 Conservation Wranglers; Paso del Norte

On Wednesday morning, officials with Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit, announced the selection of the 2020 Conservation Wranglers – including the new Paso del Norte Trail in El Paso. “Every year, Texan by Nature shines a light on conservation stewards and their efforts to take care of the state I’m proud to call home,” […]Read More

EPWater: Help protect our ‘microscopic workforce’

According to El Paso Water, some of hardest working members of their treatment facilities are in danger, due to the excessive flushing of sanitary wipes and chemicals. “There are some very hard workers at El Paso Water wastewater plants. They work without pay and without breaks. And they work their entire lives; no retirement for […]Read More

Rep. Hurd helps get $1m grant awarded to El Paso

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation within the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) announced that El Paso County Water Improvement District 1 will receive a $1 million grant for fiscal year 2020 as part of DOI’s WaterSMART program. The program focuses on improving water conservation and helping water-resource managers identifying strategies to ensure sufficient supplies of […]Read More

Female engineers climb leadership ranks at EP Water

With six female engineers at the helm of EP Water, diversity in leadership for women in the water sector can be described as a rising tide at the utility. Irazema Rojas, Capital Improvement Program Manager, and Aide Fuentes, Wastewater Treatment Manager, are happy to welcome new engineers entering the fold at EPWater.  Rojas and Fuentes are only […]Read More

EPWater goes to great depths in Montana Vista project

When residents, elected officials and the leadership of El Paso Water decided to try to bring first-time wastewater service to Montana Vista, they knew it would be a tall order. The colonia in far east El Paso had for decades relied on septic tanks. Bringing the precious wastewater infrastructure to their neighborhood required thousands of […]Read More

Video+Story: Eastside stormwater project underway

Residents along Sam Snead Drive in El Paso are looking forward to improved flood control as El Paso Water overhauls the stormwater system in the Pico Norte area. According to EP Water officials, during rain events, many of El Paso’s streets are designed to carry storm flows to stormwater ponds and pipes, which is the […]Read More

El Paso Water set to host DiscoverE-Building Curiosity

Next month, El Paso Water is hosting a free, family friendly event called DiscoverE – Building Curiosity. “We’re thrilled to be able to showcase engineering as an exciting career path for El Paso’s youth,” said April Lopez, water conservation specialist for El Paso Water. “We want to ensure that El Paso and EPWater have a […]Read More

Auctions bear cash from utility’s trash

Need a dragon head, most recently featured on El Paso Water’s 2018 award-winning parade float? Or how about a small fishing boat, last used to gather water samples at the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant? The boat has sold, but luckily, the dragon head is still available to the public on govdeals.com, where EPWater’s Property Control […]Read More

When the river stops, the maintenance begins

River water season has officially dried up for the year, kicking off the beginning of maintenance at El Paso Water’s two river water treatment plants. The to-do list is a long one for employees at the Robertson/Umbenhauer – aka the Canal Plant – and the Jonathan Rogers water treatment plants. Draining and cleaning sand-choked basins, […]Read More

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