Construction Projects

We are El Paso Water, and we are growing by leaps and bounds. Part of dealing with that growth includes working on infrastructure and construction projects. There are 2,653 miles of water lines in El Paso. Our construction projects include continual upgrades, rehabilitation and expansions to our water, wastewater, reclaimed water and stormwater systems.

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Water Projects

Upson Drive Water System Improvements

Start Date – Spring 2020
Completion Date – Spring 2021
Construction Cost – $2,270,000
Description – El Paso Water will replace aging water lines along Upson Drive in the historic Sunset Heights neighborhood. Crews will install 4,300 feet of new water lines on Upson from Prospect to Helsig. This project will improve water service to over 100 residences and will increase the reliability of the water system.
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Presentation (pdf)

Franklin East 1A Elevated Tank

Start Date – Winter 2018
Completion Date – Fall 2020
Construction Cost – $6,188,000
Description – EPWater will install a new 3 million gallon water storage tank to improve local storage capacity, increase local water pressure, and improve reliability of service for Northeast El Paso.

Vista Del Este & Ranchos Real Elevated Storage Tanks

Start Date – Fall 2018
Completion Date – Fall 2020
Construction Cost – $10,408,000
Description – Two new elevated storage tanks will be installed in East El Paso as part of this project. The new 2 million-gallon Ranchos Real tank will be installed near Lago Point and Lookout Point, and the new 2.5 million-gallon Vista Del Este tank will be installed near Edgemere and Vista Del Este. Not only will the tanks provide an additional 4.5 million gallons of local water storage  to the Eastside, the sites will be beautified with rock walls and wrought iron gates.

Strahan Road Water Main - Phase II

Start Date – Fall 2019
Completion Date – TBD
Construction Cost – $3,699,870.20 (25%EPWater, 75%USACE)
Description – Approximately 6,300 feet of 36-inch pipe will be installed to replace and abandoned 16-inch water line along Strahan Rd and Bosque Rd. The project will provide a reliable water supply to the Upper Valley Pressure Zone and operational flexibility.

North 2 Pump Station

Start Date – Winter 2019
Completion Date – Winter 2020
Construction Cost – $3,699,870.20 (25%EPWater, 75%USACE)
Description – A pump station will be built in northeast El Paso including turbine pumps, electric and gas service, an emergency generator, and automated systems required for a first-class operating facility. This new pump station will improve service to the community.

 


Wastewater Projects

Upson Drive Wastewater System Improvements

Start Date – Spring 2020
Completion Date – Spring 2021
Construction Cost – $2,270,000
Description – El Paso Water will replace aging wastewater lines along Upson Drive in the historic Sunset Heights neighborhood. Crews will install 2,200 feet of new sewer lines on Upson from Prospect to Helsig. This project will improve wastewater service to over 100 residences and will increase the reliability of the wastewater system.
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Presentation (pdf)

San Lorenzo Pipe Replacement and Wastewater Improvements

Start Date – Fall 2020
Completion Date – Spring 2021
Construction Cost – $989,000
Description – This project will replace 1,300 feet of stormwater pipes and 1,900 feet of wastewater pipes along San Lorenzo between Southside Road and Carl Longuermare Road to improve the reliability of our stormwater system and the reliability of wastewater service to 61 homes in the project area.
Frequently Asked Questions (pdf)
Presentation (pdf)

Montoya II and Navarrette Lift Stations Rehabilitation Improvements

Start Date – Summer 2019
Completion Date – Fall 2020
Construction Cost – $1,813,325
Description – This project will rehabilitate two lift stations due to corrosion, access and demand deficiencies. Improvements will be made to manholes and vaults, pumps, valves and electrical equipment. New wastewater lines will also be installed with improved fencing and site landscaping.

Grouse Street Force Main Rehabilitation Phase VI

Start Date – Summer 2019
Completion Date – Fall 2020
Construction Cost – $3,477,252
Description – This project is Phase VI of a project to replace a deteriorated force main from Grouse Street Lift Station to the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant.

A pump station including four vertical turbine pumps in pump cans, suction and discharge manifolds, electric service, gas service, an emergency generator, a control building, a SCADA system, area walls, fencing, and all other features show on Drawings, described in Specifications, or otherwise required for a first-class operating facility.

Montana Vista Wastewater Collection System

Start Date – Winter 2019
Completion Date – Summer 2021
Construction Cost – $3,477,252
Description – This project is Phase VI of a project to replace a deteriorated force main from Grouse Street Lift Station to the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant.

A pump station including four vertical turbine pumps in pump cans, suction and discharge manifolds, electric service, gas service, an emergency generator, a control building, a SCADA system, area walls, fencing, and all other features show on Drawings, described in Specifications, or otherwise required for a first-class operating facility.

 


Reclaimed Projects

There are no reclaimed water projects under construction at this time.

 


Stormwater Projects

There are no stormwater projects under construction at this time.



Facilities

Field Office and Customer Service Building

Start – Summer 2020
Complete – Winter 2021
Construction Cost – $19,273,000
Description – Project consists of a new 53,567 square foot building. Facility will host customer service, central control, field administrative services and several field operations sections.

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