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

 Franklin East 1A Elevated Tank

Start Date – Winter 2018
Completion Date – Summer 2019
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.

Jackson Groundwater Storage Tank Replacement

Start Date – Spring 2018
Completion Date – Summer 2019
Construction Cost – $4,608,515
Description – The Jackson Tank is EPWater's oldest tank and deteriorated beyond repair. EPWater will replace the 2.2 million gallon tank and pump station with a new 3 million gallon tank and pump station to increase local water storage and improve system reliability to West Central El Paso.

George Dieter-Montwood & Rex Baxter 24-inch Water Main Replacement

Start Date – Summer 2018
Completion Date – Fall 2019
Construction Cost – $2,119,975
Description – EPWater will proactively replace a 24-inch transmission water main along George Dieter with a 30-inch plastic pipe to prevent corrosion. This project will increase service reliability and potentially reduce service disruptions that could occur in the event of a water main break. Sections of pipe near Montwood will be replaced at a later date.

Vista Del Este & Ranchos Real Elevated Storage Tanks

Start Date – Fall 2018
Completion Date – Spring 2019
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.

Yandell / Wyoming (From Poplar to Raynor) Water Main Replacement

Start Date – Winter 2018
Completion Date – Summer 2019
Construction Cost – $1,555,218
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.


Wastewater Projects

Lift Station Reconstruction - Inglewood, LeBarron, Roseway

Start Date – Winter 2018
Completion Date – Winter 2019
Construction Cost – $2,725,340
Description – This project will demolish and replace three existing lift stations. Deficiencies within the lift stations to include corrosion, non-operational valves, and inefficient pumps. Electrical and communication components will be installed as well as piping, pumps and landscaping to include a rock wall with decorative fencing and drainage improvements. 

Montoya II and Navarrette Lift Stations Rehabilitation Improvements

Start Date – Summer 2019
Completion Date – Summer 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 – Summer 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.

 


Reclaimed Projects

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

 


Stormwater Projects

Kentucky Dam Improvements

Start – Winter 2016
Complete – TBD
Construction Cost – $3,783,650
Description – Kentucky Dam helps control stormwater flows from the Franklin Mountains. Ponds at the dam will be excavated to increase capacity. New concrete flumes will direct water into the dam, and water and sewer lines will be relocated. This project will reduce flooding in central El Paso and along I-10.

Grand Teton Drive Ponding Area

Start – Spring 2016
Complete – TBD
Construction Cost – $1,295,186
Description – A detention pond east of the North Mesa Street/Castellano Drive intersection will capture stormwater and debris to reduce flooding for downstream properties.

Thomas Manor Park Pond Improvements

Start – Spring 2018
Complete – Winter 2019
Construction Cost – $5,646,125
Description – The existing park and ponding area will be deepened to increase storage capacity and reconstructed to create a dual-purpose park-pond. Improvements to the park will include a new play court, walking trails, and new turf for open fields. This project is in partnership with the City of El Paso and the Ysleta Independent School District.

Silver Springs Arroyo Dam

Start – Fall 2018
Complete – Summer 2019
Construction Cost – $1,340,603
Description – EPWater will build a new Silver Springs Arroyo Dam on the Westside in the Silver Springs Arroyo above Silver Springs Rd and Stanton Rd. The dam will consist of a 30-foot-tall earthen embankment dam, stilling basin, water dissipators, and emergency spillway. This project will increase flood control and public safety for the surrounding neighborhood and downstream communities.

Mesa Hills Control Basin

Start – Fall 2018
Complete – Spring 2019
Construction Cost – $818,926
Description – To increase public safety and reduce flooding in West El Paso, EPWater will begin the restoration of the Mesa Hills Control Basin. The pond and dam located near Mesa Hills Drive and Double Tree Lane will be restored by removing sediment, adding stormwater pipes along Buckley Drive and drainage structures in several strategic locations. 

 


Facilities

There are no facilities under construction at this time. 

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