• May 28, 2022

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Frontera pipeline replacement is on track

Installation of the replacement line for the damaged Frontera Force Main pipelines remains on schedule for completion this month. Contractors are working 14-hour weekdays and 10-hour weekend days to finish installation. El Paso Water is now planning for the commissioning and testing of the new wastewater line. Once the pipeline is connected, the commissioning includes […]Read More

El Paso Water Submits Budget to PSB; 4% Water, 8%

El Paso Water staff presented the proposed Fiscal Year 2019-’20 water, wastewater and stormwater budgets to the Public Service Board (PSB) on Monday evening. According to EPW officials, the PSB will now consider the combined $436.1 million budget, which proposes no increase for stormwater fees. The officials add that, “this is a downward adjustment from […]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

PSB Approves FY 2018-19 Budget, Rates and Fees

Wednesday morning, the Public Service Board (PSB) approved the El Paso Water Budget for fiscal year 2018-19 for its water, wastewater, reclaimed water and stormwater utilities. “As El Paso’s population grows, we must continue to develop new water resources and extend infrastructure to serve new developments of homes and businesses,” said EPWater President and CEO […]Read More

Summer Sandbag Distribution Schedule Begins June 26

Customers can get sandbags for flood control seven days a week beginning Monday, June 26. The summer distribution sites will reopen in the Mission Valley, west, central and east areas of El Paso, and hours will be extended at the Stormwater Operations Center, which is open throughout the year. Customers in areas prone to flooding […]Read More

Video+Story: Saturday’s Water Festival Showcases the Role of Water in

El Paso Water is hosting the 18th annual Water Festival, a free event featuring interactive educational activities that are fun for all but especially geared to school-aged children. The celebration coincides with Drinking Water Week, an observance sponsored each year by the American Water Works Association for communities to recognize the essential role that drinking […]Read More

Video+Story: Rio Grande Water Arrives in El Paso

El Paso received its first allotment of water from the Rio Grande Monday; the first flow of what will eventually total approximately 50,000 acre feet of river water for this season, or 40 percent of total water demands. Via a Facebook post, EPW Officials said, “The amount of water we receive from the river plays a […]Read More

Crews Continue Expansion of Gateway Pond; Capacity Will Prevent Flooding

Commuters who look to the south while traveling east on Interstate Highway 10 can watch the progress of one the latest El Paso Water stormwater projects. Just past the Copia Street exit, contractors are expanding the Gateway stormwater detention pond. Rainfall follows nature’s stormwater system; it flows through arroyos and natural channels and creates ponds […]Read More

PSB Hears Proposed Water and Wastewater Budget and Rates for

In the second of two budget workshops Monday evening, El Paso Water leaders presented the proposed  2017-18 water, wastewater and reclaimed water budget to the Public Service Board (PSB). The PSB heard details of a proposed $463.6 million dollar budget that funds the Utility’s operations along with projects to rehabilitate, modernize and expand systems to […]Read More

El Paso Water Utilities Unveils new Logo, Name

El Paso Water Utilities is changing its name and look to offer a clear message—We are El Paso Water. “This logo is simple, modern and easily recognizable. Along with a new name, the logo reflects our efforts to provide diverse and innovative water resources to a growing El Paso region,” said El Paso Water President […]Read More