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PSB to Hear Proposed Budgets and Rates for 2017
Stormwater Budget up for Review on Monday


News Release
Contact: Christina Montoya
915-594-5596 (office), e-mail: cmontoya@epwu.org

Date: November 4, 2016

WHAT: El Paso Water's governing body, the Public Service Board (PSB), will hold a series of public meetings to present and approve EPWater's Operating and Capital Budget for fiscal year 2017-2018 which begins March 1, 2017.
WHERE: El Paso Water Main Office, Board Room
1154 Hawkins Boulevard, El Paso, TX 79925
WHEN: Stormwater Budget Meeting
Monday, November 7 @ 6 p.m.

Water, Wastewater & Reclaimed Water Budget Meeting
Monday, November 14 @ 6 p.m.

Regular Monthly Public Service Board Meeting
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 @ 8 a.m.
*FY 2017-2018 El Paso Water budgets (all) up for approval by PSB.

In addition to the three meetings above, all PSB meetings provide opportunity for public comment on the budget and other items. Current PSB meetings are scheduled on both November 9 and December 14 @ 8:00 a.m.
WHY: The community will hear about EPWater budget priorities to include flood control projects, water supply projects to meet the needs of future generations, rehabilitation of water and wastewater plants, technology upgrades to improve efficiency and reliability, and security improvements. Public comment opportunity will be available at each meeting.

NOTE: For those who can't make the meetings in person, they will be streamed live at epwu.org/public_information/video/live/. Recordings of the budget meetings will also air on City TV starting November 11. With oversight by the Public Service Board, El Paso Water provides water, wastewater, reclamation and stormwater management services. The utility serves approximately 800,000 people in the El Paso region. El Paso Water is recognized as a national leader for its innovative water supply strategy that includes water reuse, inland desalination and conservation.



With oversight by the Public Service Board, El Paso Water provides water, wastewater, reclamation and stormwater management services. The utility serves approximately 800,000 people in the El Paso region. El Paso Water is recognized as a national leader for its innovative water supply strategy that includes water reuse, inland desalination and conservation.