• June 29, 2022

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EPWater, UTEP host free water education event

Water education and family fun will be the focus of El Paso Water’s upcoming collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso’s Centennial Museum on Saturday, April 23. The community is invited to UTEP Family Day to learn more about our region’s water resources and water conservation in our desert community. Visitors can enjoy […]Read More

EP Water – Major eastside stormwater project complete

EP Water has announced the completion of the Sam Snead Recovery Project. The newly constructed underground tunnel has the capacity to send more than 350,000 gallons per minute of stormwater to the Pico Norte Pond. The stormwater project addresses a major public safety concern in an area historically prone to flash flooding. “It’s been a […]Read More

EP Water – PSB approves FY 2022-23 budget, rates and

The Public Service Board approved the EP Water Fiscal Year 2022-23 Water/Wastewater and Stormwater budgets on Wednesday morning. The combined $877M budget includes a 9% increase in water rates, a 13% increase in wastewater rates, and 9% increase in stormwater fees. Monthly water, wastewater and stormwater charges for will increase by $6.37 for a typical […]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

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