Construction Projects



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Water Projects

Airport Ground Reservoir
Start Date – February 2016
Completion Date – Winter 2017
Cost – $3,035,500
Description – This reservoir will increase storage capacity by 4.5 million gallons and improve water service in the Mission Valley area during high-use periods and emergencies.
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Ventanas Elevated Water Storage Reservoir
Start Date – February 2016
Completion Date – Summer 2017
Cost – $3,900,000
Description – This 2.0-million-gallon reservoir will improve water service for the East El Paso area bounded by Montana Avenue, Zaragoza Road and Loop 375.

Memphis Elevated Water Storage Reservoir
Start Date – Summer 2016
Completion Date – Summer 2018
Cost – $3,100,000
Description – This reservoir will store an additional 2.5 million gallons of water to ensure service to Northeast El Paso neighborhoods during drought and water emergencies.





Wastewater Projects

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Reclaimed Projects

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Stormwater Projects

Gateway East Pond Expansion
Start – Fall 2016
Complete – Summer 2017
Cost – $5,117,965
Description –Gateway Pond covers north and south of I-10. EPWater is enlarging the south side of the pond and completing a tunnel under the freeway that connects the two sides. Gateway pond is one of several new ponds that reduce flooding in central El Paso and along I-10.

Kentucky Dam Improvements
Start – Winter 2016
Complete – Fall 2017
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.

Dallas Conduit Clearing
Start – Winter 2016
Complete – Spring 2017
Cost – $1,295,186
Description – The Dallas Conduit carries stormwater to a reservoir located under the freeway at the intersection of Cotton Street and I-10. Trash and debris accumulate on utility lines that cross through the culvert. This project will remove the utility lines to increase the capacity of the conduit.

Grand Teton Drive Ponding Area
Start – Winter 2016
Complete – Spring 2017
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.

Fairbanks Stormwater Structure
Start – Winter 2016
Complete – Summer 2017
Cost – $1,373,079
Description – A stormwater structure on Fairbanks Drive will capture stormwater, sediment, rocks and debris during rain storms and reduce the speed of rushing water that washes landscaping onto the street.





Facilities

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