• June 26, 2022

Tags : rio grande

Video+Story: EP Water crews welcome the river

Bursting with the benefits of a winter and spring’s bumper snowpack, El Paso Water is finally welcoming the Rio Grande. At long last, water released from Caballo Reservoir on May 31 is flowing into EPWater’s two surface water facilities: the Robertson/Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant and the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant, said Water Supply Manager […]Read More

Op-Ed: What snowpack means to El Paso’s water supply

El Paso has high hopes for the snowpack in southern Colorado and northern New Mexico. Every drop of water counts when your city is in the middle of a long-term river drought. But a hearty snowpack doesn’t necessarily solve our water supply challenges. Our community’s river supply is dependent on how much water reaches Elephant […]Read More

El Barrio del Diablo: FastForward to the Music – A

All the way from Nottingham, England, Ten Years After had a date with a well-behaved EP audience that got a heavy dose of British-styled blues rock. But first, the opening band. Here was a nondescript trio that appeared like local regular guys. Sort of. The lead singer and guitarist wore a sports coat and jeans, […]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

Water Returning to Rio Grande, Expected to be in El

According to social media posts by the National Weather Service in Santa Teresa, Borderland residents should see the river begin to flow once again. As of Sunday Afternoon, according to the NWS’s post, water was released from Caballo Dam had passed the gauge at Leasburg, but had yet to make it to Mesilla. Officials added, […]Read More