• October 20, 2020

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Video+Story: El Paso Water provides update on unique challenges of

What do you do when you’re caught between a rock and a hard place? If you’re El Paso Water, you hire a geologist and use specialized impact and vibration-monitoring equipment. The Upson Drive Main Improvement Project will remove and replace the existing water and wastewater mains and service lines within the Sunset Heights Historic District. […]Read More

Greek, Roman technology still at work today with EP Water

Annual releases from Elephant Butte Reservoir into the Rio Grande are a large part of our water supply, and the length of the season is dictated by the amount of seasonal snowmelt runoff received. When the Rio Grande stopped flowing last fall, employees of the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant took advantage to do some […]Read More

Owls in danger receive new home

An unusual visitor started making regular appearances at the construction site of the Thomas Manor Park Pond Improvement project a few months ago. As construction workers and engineers worked to deepen the pond and expand the stormwater infrastructure, they discovered an owl in the area. “We got a call from the contractor that there was […]Read More

EPWater Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Jonathan Rogers Plant

Nearly three decades ago, the area’s aquifers were being pumped heavily to meet growing demands, and El Paso Water learned from several engineering studies that El Paso was at risk of running out of water by 2030 unless major changes were made. The utility began an aggressive conservation program to reduce water consumption, expanded water […]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

EP Water: Three Month Closure of Portion of George Dieter

El Paso Water will close a portion of George Dieter Drive from just before Scott Simpson Drive to just past Rex Baxter Drive starting July 9 to replace a 30-inch water main. EPW officials say, “The project is part of the utility’s corrosion prevention program…EPWater is replacing water mains ahead of schedule to prevent potentially […]Read More

Summer Sandbag Distribution Schedule Begins July 6

Customers can get sandbags for flood control any day of the week beginning Friday, July 6. The expanded site locations and hours will be available through September 30. 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 […]Read More

El Paso Water Earns Directors Award for Water Distribution System

El Paso Water is among an elite group of utilities to earn the Partnership for Safe Water’s Directors Award for Distribution System Operations. EPWater received this award for successfully completing a comprehensive self-assessment of distribution system operations and optimization that demonstrate the utility’s commitment to delivering safe, high quality water to the community. “We are […]Read More

City: Homeowners to Save $9 Million with Removal of Flood

On Tuesday, city officials announced that some homeowners in Districts 2 and 4 will save $9 million dollars due to the City working closely with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to remove homes from the flood zone map and the Public Service Board (PSB) for making improvements to Channels 1 and 2. “The flood zone […]Read More