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The PSB approves the FY 2020-21 budget.
Approved budget targets rehab, sustainability
01/08/2020
The Public Service Board (PSB) approved the El Paso Water Budget for fiscal year 2020-21. There is no increase to stormwater fees, but the new budget includes a 5% increase to water and wastewater rates. Beginning March 1, the average residential customer will see an increase of about $2.81 on their monthly bill.
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Image by G J Whitby from Pixabay
Protect your pipes or buy a swimsuit
01/03/2020
According to property repair experts, a broken ½ inch water pipe could spill as much as 50 gallons per minute depending on the size of the break. EPWater urges customers to protect their pipes in cooler weather.
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Anai Padilla (clockwise from left), Evelyn Rios, Kimberly LaBree and Teresa Alcala form the Desert Mountain Chapter, which serves Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Photo courtesy of Texas H2O
All-female committee features EPWater employees
12/30/2019
Teresa Alcala and Anai Padilla are raising El Paso Water’s profile as members of the all-female Desert Mountain Chapter committee of Texas AWWA.
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What's in my water... bill?
What’s in my water… bill?
12/24/2019
Customers usually know exactly what they’re getting for their money when they receive a bill. Most can glance at the pump for the price of gas, look at a list of items at the grocery checkout or they know how much data is in their phone plan. But do you know what you’re getting for your monthly El Paso Water bill?
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Let it snow at TecH2O
12/20/2019
A Winter Waterland event will kick off the center’s new H2Open House Series designed to educate and engage youth during school breaks throughout the year.
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Phase two of the project will now improve the Sam Snead Storm Drain from Pico Norte Road to Lee Trevino Drive.
Stormwater investment directly benefits thousands
12/18/2019
El Paso Water invested $1.9 million in the first phase of Pico Norte Stormwater Pond improvements. As a result, over 1,100 properties were officially removed from the FEMA flood zone.
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Photo courtesy of Sun Bowl Association. About 30 employees volunteered more than 500 hours to build the float.
Water Wars wins 2nd Sweepstakes Award
12/09/2019
When El Paso Water’s 2019 Sun Bowl Parade entry – dubbed Water Wars – rolled up, it was clear to bystanders and competitors that utility employees had built another Sweepstakes Award winner.
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Congealing can happen after you send it down the drain, blocking pipes that can cause untreated wastewater to back up into homes and businesses, resulting in high cleanup costs.
United, we can Defend Our Drains
11/25/2019
The last thing anyone wants to think about concerning Thanksgiving meals is the dishwashing that will inevitably follow. But alas, El Paso Water wants you to think about this very important aspect, especially when it comes to disposing of fats, oils and greases, also known as FOG.
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TWDB Regional Manager of the Panhandle and West Regions of Texas Lee Huntoon, EPWater President and CEO John Balliew, Texas State Representative Mary Gonzalez and County Commissioner Vince Perez
Montana Vista celebrates project groundbreaking
11/20/2019
In the end, the official groundbreaking for Phase I of the Montana Vista Wastewater Project was all about the community. The project will bring first-time wastewater service to nearly 800 residents in Far East El Paso.
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Heavy Equipment Operator Albert Gonzalez and Heavy Equipment Trainer Supervisor Frank Rittel helped helped test the hands-free radio headsets.
Innovative tech improves safety at work sites
11/12/2019
Drawing inspiration from a television show, El Paso Water tests hands-free radio headsets to improve communication and safety at work sites.
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