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EPWater employees presented Law N’ Paws a check for $61,000 at the October Public Service Board meeting.
EPWater employees raise $61k for local charity
10/10/2019
EPWater employees organized various fundraising events after hours or on weekends, and raised $61,000 for Law N’ Paws. They presented a check to the rescue at the October Public Service Board meeting.
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A creosote (larrea tridentata) waits for planting on the south-facing slope of the levee.
Every detail counts, including the yucca plants
10/04/2019
When the project to construct the Silver Springs Arroyo Dam was completed in early October, a unique phase two to develop a site vegetation restoration plan began.
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the Fred Hervey Water Reclamation Plant treats wastewater to drinking water standards.
EPWater innovates to move water where needed
09/25/2019
At the September Public Service Board meeting, EPWater detailed its latest innovation to provide load-shifting capability that enables certain wastewater streams to shift from one treatment plant to another.
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John White, Garden Curator for UTEP’s Centennial Museum, host the Fall WaterSmart Landscape Series on Sept. 21 and Sept. 28 at El Paso Water’s TecH2O Learning Center.
Landscape series: growing fruit trees, edibles
09/16/2019
White, an arborist certified by the International Society of Arboriculture, will host the Fall WaterSmart Landscape Series on Sept. 21 and Sept. 28 at El Paso Water’s TecH2O Learning Center, 10751 Montana Ave. The sessions, both from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., are free and open to the public.
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Plant Superintendent Ruben Montes led visitors through the Robertson/Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant.
Canal Plant tour highlights water quality
09/12/2019
Superintendent Ruben Montes couldn’t wait to introduce the Robertson/Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant to visitors who were there to tour and learn more about how the plant produces clean drinking water from Rio Grande water.
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Students get additional information on how to present their science projects at last year’s event.
Students to take over Science Fair Blast Off
09/09/2019
As one of the TecH2O center’s signature events, the popular Science Fair Blast Off offers students a one-stop-shop for ideas on science fair projects and an opportunity to learn about El Paso’s regional water resources and conservation.
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EPWater completed pilot testing in 2016 that successfully demonstrated that highly purified water can be consistently produced with the AWPF process.
EPWater gets $3.5m to move reuse project forward
09/06/2019
El Paso Water is one step closer to building the Advanced Water Purification Facility (AWPF) after the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation awarded the utility a $3.5 million grant through the congressionally-authorized Title XVI Water Reclamation and Reuse Projects.
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EPWater’s International Water Quality Laboratory actively monitors water quality and collects 45,000 samples annually testing for metals, microbiological components, water quality compounds and organic substances down to the parts-per-trillion level.
Considering a home filtration system? Do research
08/13/2019
Companies selling home filtration systems may allege that El Paso tap water is unsafe to drink. But El Pasoans have every reason to be confident in their tap water quality.
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The four Archimedes screw pumps at the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant.
Ancient technology still at work today
08/07/2019
When the Rio Grande stopped flowing last fall, employees of the Jonathan Rogers Water Treatment Plant took advantage to do some major work to the four Archimedes screw pumps at the facility.
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A dragon head, most recently featured on El Paso Water’s 2018 award-winning parade float, is up for auction.
Auctions bear cash from utility’s trash
08/02/2019
Since Property Control began selling old utility property 3½ years ago, the public auctions have brought in over $100,000 in additional operational funds for the utility.
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We’re serious about water
We’re serious about water
08/01/2019
EPWater invests money in state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, tests water continuously through all phases of treatment and distribution to the customer, and ensures employees receive training in the leading water quality practices and technologies.
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