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TRAFFIC ALERT: Temporary Lane Closure Artcraft Road
Customers experiencing low water pressure due to main break

News Release
Contact: Josh Moniz
915-594-5510 (office), 915-319-3284 (cell) e-mail:

Date: January 24, 2017

EL PASO - A water main break occurred at about 6 p.m. Monday underneath Artcraft Road, near the intersection with Berringer Street. Water was shut off, and crews worked through the night into today repairing the break.

Residential and commercial customers in the immediate area south of Artcraft between I-10 and Doniphan Drive may experience very low or low water pressure until repairs are completed in the next few days. EPWater is providing free water to effected customers in the area.

Road closure
The far right westbound lane and the two far right eastbound lanes on Artcraft are closed for repairs to the water main. Lane closures could last through the next few days.

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.