Water Operations & Maintenance

Your Utility Connection


The Las Cruces Utilities Water Section produces approximately 6.5 billion gallons of clean, safe drinking water annually. The City’s water system pumps its water from two deep aquifers; the Mesilla and Jornada Bolsons. 


This section maintains:

  • 10 booster stations
  • 13 storage tanks
  • 30 regulating valves
  • 30 wells
  • More than 600 miles of underground water lines

In addition, the City of Las Cruces acquired the Jornada Water System. It provides over 670 million gallons per year to customers and consists of: 

  • 12 storage tanks
  • 14 wells
  • 4 regulating valves
  • 8 booster stations
  • More than 90 miles of underground water lines

Water Main Break

If you suspect a water main break, please notify the Las Cruces Utilities Dispatch at 575-526-0500.