• May 10, 2021

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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

Video+Story: Research program honors former EPWater President

This week, officials with El Paso Water presented a $10,000 check to the University of Texas at El Paso and announced a new student research program established in honor of former utility President and CEO Ed Archuleta, who served for 24 years in that role and is recognized nationally for bold initiatives to build a […]Read More

EPWater updates CARES Act funds distribution for customers

With CARES Act utility assistance initiatives officially wrapped up, officials with El Paso Water reported that 2,437 customers received a helping hand with overdue water bills. “Seeing El Paso Water customers get back on their feet is important to us.,” utility officials shared Tuesday. “That’s $675,734 in financial assistance to our customers who have been […]Read More

EPWater expedites drilling of six wells

The next river water allocation from the Rio Grande is months away, but it is crunch time for El Paso Water to ensure the utility is prepared for an anticipated shorter river water season. In September, the Public Service Board approved the drilling of six additional wells to increase our groundwater supply as a proactive […]Read More

EPWater rolls out new ‘how to’ videos on water conservation

For many El Pasoans, daily life now requires work, dine-in, exercise and even school to be done from home. More often than not, that also means more do-it-yourself home improvement projects. To that end, officials with El Paso Water wants residents to conserve water, while saving money at the same time by performing simple upgrades […]Read More

PSB’s Mena offers health expertise as city, state begin to

As state and local leaders take steps to ease COVID-19 restrictions, Dr. Kristina Mena is helping to shape health guidance needed to reopen Texas and El Paso. The Public Service Board Vice-Chair for El Paso Water is a renowned expert in human health risk assessment and serves on several advisory panels offering health expertise to […]Read More