• September 28, 2021

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UPDATE: West El Paso residents may resume indoor water use

El Paso Water is announcing that west side residents and businesses may resume normal water use as of 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 15. “We want to express our appreciation to west El Paso residents for their cooperation in reducing indoor water use over the past 24 hours,” said EPWater President and CEO John Balliew […]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 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

EPWater provides updates on 2021 Far West Regional Water Plan,

It is safe to say that Scott Reinert, Hydrogeologist and Water Resources Manager for El Paso Water loves his job. With more than 20 years of service as a hydrogeologist at the utility, there is still an enthusiasm in his voice when he describes the projects he oversees that are significant to providing a sustainable […]Read More

EPWater’s Navarrete reflects upon UTEP honor

The long nights of studying and solving grueling accounting problems are long behind El Paso Water’s Marcela Navarrete, but the lessons from her days as a UTEP student endure. The Vice President of Strategic, Financial and Management Services was recently recognized as one of the university’s esteemed Gold Nugget Award recipients, which is awarded to […]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

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

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

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