News Briefs


Customer Service Staff Development

As part of their monthly Saturday staff development, Customer Service employees toured the TecHO Education Center and the Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant.



2019 Conservation Wrangler

El Paso Water received a 2019 Conservation Wrangler Award from Texan by Nature, a non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, for the utility’s Certified Water Partner Program, which helps businesses and government institutions to save water and money.



TCEQ Commissioner visits center

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality Commissioner Bobby Janecka stopped by on a recent visit to El Paso for a tour of our Kay Bailey Hutchison Desalination Plant and TecH2O Center. Commissioner Janecka was interested in learning about the vital role the desalination plant plays in providing reliable water supplies to El Paso throughout the year. It’s always a pleasure to showcase our water system’s crown jewel for our state leaders.



EPWater Advancing Technology 

Drawing inspiration from the television show Gold Rush, El Paso Water tests hands-free radio headsets to improve communication and safety at worksites. Click here to read the story. 



Science Fair Blast OFF

We had a great time at our Science Fair Blast Off. Check out the gallery of photos of the event. If you missed this event and would like to attend future events, sign up for email notifications here.


Educators receive Professional Development Credits

Educators had lots of fun at TecH2O during the Project Learning Tree Workshop facilitated by John Boyette of Texas A&M Forest Service. Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program for teachers and community leaders working with children and youth.

 ICI Library

 El Paso Library Certified Water Partner

A fifth El Paso library has shown best practices in water efficiency! The Richard Burgess Library at 9600 Dyer St. is one of them. Stop by and say thanks to them! EPWater is providing the city with grant money to help improve water efficiency at other libraries where it’s needed - saving water and money for the city. To learn more about the Certified Water Partner Program click here.







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