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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Marilissa Lane Water Outage

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Marilissa Lane residents, just off west Boutz Road, will experience a water outage from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Monday March 27, 2023. This outage will enable the City of Las Cruces Water Department/MVH to replace a fire hydrant on Marilissa Lane.&am...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Third Street Road Closure

Third Street Closure

Third Street will be closed to through traffic between Picacho Avenue and Madero Avenue, from Monday, March 27, 2023, to 5 p.m. Tuesday March 28, 2021, as part of the Water Main Rehabilitation Alley North of Picacho Project. Affected residents ar...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

The Catalyst for Change: Passive Rainwater Harvesting

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 03.24.23

By Cassie McClure

Mike Gaglio, biologist and managing member of High Desert Native Plants, has been implementing passive rainwater harvesting throughout the region for years and believes that there is an imminen...

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Posted on: March 10, 2023

Learn to Grow Your Own Fruit Trees with Lush & Lean Workshop

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 3.10.23

By Cassie McClure

If you dream of showing up with a pie baked with fruit grown from your own tree, there is a way to make this possible, even in the desert. The Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Water Conservation Progr...

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Posted on: February 10, 2023

EAST MESA WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY: Solar, Savings, & More

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 02.10.23

By C.T. Barnes

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is continuously looking for innovative ways to bring affordable, sustainable, and environmental projects to the City of Las Cruces and their customers. Did you know that...

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Posted on: February 24, 2023

LEAK SURVEYOR: Regulator high pressure gas maintenance

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 02.24.23

By C.T. Barnes

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has several programs in place to make sure the Las Cruces community is safe. One such program is a continuous leak survey for regulator high pressure gas maintenance.&am...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

CoCoRaHS: The Science of Rain

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 03.03.23

By Cassie McClure

It’s March Madness, not just for basketball but also for the science behind our landscapes. The Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Water Conservation Program’s free Lush & Lean Workshops kicked off...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

LCU Wins Instructor & Outstanding Operator of the Year

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 03.03.23

By Cassie McClure

In January 2023, the New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association awarded both Instructor of the Year and Outstanding Operator of the Year to employees from Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) at this ye...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

LCU Hires First Hydrologist

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Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2.03.23

By Cassie McClure

With population growth and continued drought, the region will need to be proactive about securing its water future. For Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), that means hiring people with the experience t...

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