• September 28, 2021

Tags : epwater

EP Water Crews tackle emergency stormwater projects

The rain events of July and August 2021 proved to be some of the most significant rain events in the history of our region. While many of El Paso’s stormwater structures held up during the heavy rainfall, the localized severity of the storms – particularly in Central El Paso – overwhelmed and damaged many parts […]Read More

EPWater provides update on wastewater emergency in West El Paso

On Monday, officials with EPWater announced that their crews have completed repairs to one of the two damaged wastewater lines known as the Frontera Force Mains near Sunland Park Drive and Doniphan Drive. Utility officials say this will eliminate wastewater flows into area stormwater ponds that have contributed to significant odors in the surrounding area.  […]Read More

EPWater talks taking on history-making rainstorms

For weeks, EPWater crews have been working to clear out retaining ponds and assisting the City of El Paso Streets and Maintenance Department to remove debris off streets, trying to stay ahead of any storms. This year’s monsoon season has brought intense rain events that have set records and drawn comparisons to the storm of […]Read More

EPWater: Wastewater line break, spill at Frontera Lift Station in

On Friday morning, EPWater experienced another break in its Frontera Force Main at a point near the Frontera Lift station, located at Frontera Road and Doniphan Drive in West El Paso, resulting in a wastewater to spill into the intersection. “This is the same line that has seen other breaks in recent weeks,” utility officials […]Read More

EPWater, partners mark $1M for customer aid

Through partnerships with Project BRAVO and Amistad, El Paso Water customers have received water bill assistance this year totaling $1.1 million.  “Additional federal stimulus funds were given to Project BRAVO and Amistad for customer utility assistance,” said Marcela Navarrete, EPWater Vice President of Strategic, Financial and Management Services. “Without our partner agencies, it wouldn’t be […]Read More

El Paso Water explains steps utility is taking to prepare

Living and operating in the Chihuahuan Desert, the term drought is not unfamiliar to El Paso Water. Utility officials say they continuously plan to ensure customers have safe, reliable water during the hottest and driest months in our region. “As we anticipate considerably less water from the Rio Grande this year, we want to remind […]Read More

EPWater turning waste into energy at treatment plants

Wednesday morning, officials with El Paso Water rolled back the curtain on their latest initiative to transform waste into energy to power one of their oldest plants: the Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant. “It’s a move we are celebrating this Earth month, because it not only follows our reputation of innovation, but also cuts […]Read More

Video+Story: EPWater crews work on new reinforced pipeline for West

Perhaps unbeknownst to many EPWater customers, the relationship between the Frontera Lift Station and the John T. Hickerson Water Reclamation Plant is an important one. The pipelines connecting the two facilities, called the Frontera Force Mains, carry millions of gallons of wastewater from approximately 150,000 residential and commercial customers on El Paso’s westside every day […]Read More

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