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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Associates Instruct Peers at “Short School”

PHOTO 1 Filiberto Aguirre Short School

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/14/20

It was the 65th year of the New Mexico Water and Wastewater Association (NMWWA) Annual School and this year it came to Hotel Encanto the last week in January 2020. With vend...

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Posted on: February 9, 2020

LUSH AND LEAN 2020: A CLEAR VISION OF GARDENING SUCCESS!

lush and lean 2.9.20

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 2/9/20

Want a lush landscape this year, while keeping your water bill lean? Get ready! Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is gearing up to host its ever-popular, free-to-attend “L...

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Posted on: February 7, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Challenge: Name Our Little Sewer Truck

Little Truck

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/7/20

Last spring, Hillrise Elementary students rose to the challenge of naming the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) water conservation roadrunner sculpture. “Aguacito&rdqu...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Persistence Pays Off: A Full Career at Las Cruces Utilities

PHOTO 1 PETE DURAN Career Longevity

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/31/20 

Before he was the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Technical Gas Service Supervisor and the Interim Gas System Operation supervisor, Pete Duran was just simply persisten...

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Posted on: January 19, 2020

YOU CAN ALSO BE PART OF THE TEAM AT LAS CRUCES UTILITIES

Allen Navarro standing next to Commerial trash truck

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 1/19/20

Allen Navarro, Solid Waste heavy equipment operator, has spent 20 years managing trash for our community with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU). He drives a big trash tru...

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Posted on: January 17, 2020

Invest in an Organization that Invest in You: Careers at LCU

Silvia Carrizal, LCU receivables representative senior, is ready to listen and help customers who ca

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/17/20

Silvia Carrizal started with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) in 1995 as a 6-month temporary staff on the switchboard. She directed customers to the right departments an...

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Posted on: January 12, 2020

Keeping an Ear to the Ground to HEAR Leaking Water

KEEPING AN EAR - FINAL -TO THE GROUND TO HEAR LEAKING WATER JAN2020 (002)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 1/12/20

You might have seen them on your street, two Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) leak detection technicians wearing large headphones, likely close together and moving slowly while ex...

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Posted on: January 5, 2020

Elementary Students Invited to Name LCU Underground Robot Truck

Underground truck

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 1/5/20

You might only picture an “underground city” beneath the streets of big cities like New York City or San Francisco, but most cities have plenty of passage...

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Posted on: January 4, 2020

LAS CRUCES UTILITIES CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING

xmas tree recycling

Waiting for the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Green Grappler to pick up your Christmas tree curbside for recycling? Why wait? Head over to the Old Foothills Landfill at 555 S. Sonoma Ranch Blvd. for free disposal of your tree.

During business hours, Monday th...

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Posted on: December 29, 2019

2020 Project: Relocating old trash

2020 PROJECT - FINAL - RELOCATING OLD TRASH DEC2019

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 12/29/19

About 50 residents and almost 15 City staff members gathered in mid-December at the East Mesa Public Safety Complex to discuss trash. Specifically, removing old trash from ...

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