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Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant
Jonathan Rogers plant celebrates 25 years
11/16/2018
As El Paso Water celebrates the 25th anniversary of the Jonathan Rogers plant, the facility is a shining example of how each plant not only serves the community but also helps to protect other valuable water resources in a synergistic relationship.
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TecH2O honors tireless volunteers
11/13/2018
It was a night of gratitude at the TecH2O Center, honoring the small army of volunteers who make public outreach possible throughout the year. TecH2O staff members celebrated volunteers’ tireless service at its annual awards banquet Nov. 8.
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EPWater, city to mark Veterans Day with day off
11/09/2018
On Nov. 11, the nation unites to honor the sacrifices of those who served in the military on Veterans Day. This year, EPWater joins the city in officially adding Veterans Day as a city-designated holiday Nov. 12.
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Agencies collaborate to launch AguaCares
11/01/2018
On Nov. 1, leaders from El Paso Water, Project Amistad and the City of El Paso announced a new customer assistance program called AguaCares. The program officially launches Jan. 2 and will focus on helping elderly, low-income customers who struggle to pay their water and wastewater bills.
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Water flows from the Fred Hervey Plant into an aquifer recharge basin.
Aquifer recharge trip offers bird’s eye view
10/29/2018
For more than 30 years, EPWater has been transforming wastewater into fresh drinking water at the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant, then using it to recharge the aquifer. Guests received an up-close look at the recharge process.
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President and CEO John Balliew and Senior Purchasing Agent Rose Guevara receive the award from the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce's Cindy Ramos Davidson
EPWater focuses on HUB, local businesses
10/26/2018
At this year’s Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce state convention, El Paso Water was named the 2018 TAMACC Corporate Advocate of the Year.
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Crews work to replace a water line.
Collaboration saves money, prevents headaches
10/17/2018
El Paso Water is always looking for ways to minimize both the logistical and financial impact of these repairs to the community while still providing safe, reliable water to customers.
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2018 EPWater Pretreatment Awards Ceremony
The front line of water treatment
10/12/2018
EPWater recognized 23 businesses with Pretreatment Excellence Awards for full compliance with state and federal discharge standards to reduce the amount of pollutants released into the wastewater systems and the environment.
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Ballet Folklorico Flor Y Canto performed during the Robertson Water Treatment Plant festivities Sept. 27.
Robertson plant opens doors to mark 75th
10/01/2018
El Paso Water threw open the doors Sept. 27 at the W.E. Robertson Water Treatment Plant in honor of the plant’s 75th anniversary. Chihuahuita neighbors, former employees and water sector professionals streamed inside, eager to tour the historic and pioneering plant, as mariachis and folklorico dancers provided entertainment.
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Water plant celebrates 75 years
09/26/2018
In 75 years, El Paso Water has come full circle. As EPWater observes the 75th anniversary of the Robertson Water Treatment Plant, the city’s utility is now at a similar crossroads. Over the next decade, El Paso is expected to grow by 1.4 million people. That growth comes with a responsibility to ensure a sustainable supply of high quality water.
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Crews working for El Paso Water carefully excavate a 24-inch main water line for replacement for the George Dieter/Rex Baxter project.
Replacing water lines is a necessary inconvenience
09/21/2018
Hearing about upcoming construction puts many on edge. That’s understandable. So why is repairing water lines a necessary inconvenience?
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A “Pure Water” team member sets up the trailer for tour at the WateReuse Symposium in Austin, Texas in September of 2018.
A close look at water reuse
09/13/2018
The award winning “Pure Water” advanced water purification trailer, developed by a team from Arizona, will make a one-day stop at TecH2O on Sept. 15 during the free Science Saturday event.
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EPWater President and CEO John Balliew (from left), Mayor Dee Margo, Arwen Lyle of Painted Dunes Desert Golf Course, Ina Lachmann of the Assistance League, Gerardo Gomez of EPWater, Armida Hernandez and Lisa Miertschin, both of the Assistance League pose with the $47,000 check.
$47,000 raised for Assistance League
09/12/2018
Shattering goal expectations of $30,000, 2018 El Paso Water Charity of Choice Chair Gerardo Gomez presented a check for $47,000 to the Assistance League of El Paso on Sept. 12 at the Public Service Board meeting.
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Loggers help EPWater detect and locate leaks. Photo by SebaKMT
Preemptive strikes by EPWater
08/28/2018
El Paso Water is on the hunt – for leaks. Since 2004, EPWater has purchased and installed thousands of sensors to track down leaks and make repairs before a main break can occur.
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International Water Quality Lab
Learn how high-quality water gets to your tap
08/20/2018
August is National Water quality Month. To celebrate, El Paso Water is highlighting the countless processes, tests and continuous monitoring we perform throughout our system to provide our customers with high quality drinking water.
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Pico Norte Lift Station gets a face-lift thanks to EPWater
First impressions matter
08/02/2018
EPWater has facilities throughout El Paso that produce reliable, high quality drinking water. Others perform stormwater flood control functions with the vital task of collecting and cleaning wastewater from homes and businesses. Although they are necessary locations, they do not have to be unsightly.
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EPWater joins Nextdoor
EPWater joins Nextdoor
07/26/2018
El Paso Water has taken up residence on Nextdoor social network to boost the utility’s direct communication to the city’s neighborhoods. As the only public agency in El Paso on Nextdoor, EPWater plans to post emergency notifications as well as updates on construction projects and traffic impacts, which affect communities served by the utility.
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EPWater honors The Shack as 2018 Conservation Hero
The Shack honored for mastering water-smart habits
06/15/2018
The Shack Wings & Brews Restaurant has always been committed to saving water, but the owners never thought they would be honored for it. Find out more about EPWater's 2018 Conservation Hero.
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