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Posted on: September 4, 2022

Superfund Site Facility Named in Honor of Pascual Rodriguez, Jr.

LCU Griggs Walnut Rodriguez

Published in the Las Cruces Sun News 9.4.2022 

By Cassie McClure 

During the 10th anniversary of the Griggs-Walnut Groundwater Plume Remediation Project at 163 N. Cottonwood St., Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) announced the renaming of the sit...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

NMSU PARTNERSHIP: Follow Up

NMSU Partnership

By C.T Barnes

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 9.23.22

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) first partnered with the Electric Utility Management Program (EUMP) at New Mexico State University (NMSU) during the 2022 Spring Semester. When we first spoke with LCU Utiliti...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Fall/Winter Water Restrictions

Las Cruces Utilities Sign

Daytime summer water restrictions, which are in effect annually from April 1 to Sept. 30, have expired for 2022. Beginning Saturday, Oct. 1 and continuing through March 31, 2023, Las Cruces Utilities water customers are allowed to water outdoor v...

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Posted on: September 27, 2022

Lush and Lean Workshops

Lush and Lean Logo, black, Green and Gold Text, leaves and a plant

Lush and Lean Workshops kick off on October 13, 2022.

Lush and lean Workshops are brought to you by the Las Cruces Utilities Water Conservation Program.Workshops will be at the Branigan Library, Roadrunner Room, 200 E. Picacho in Las Cruces, on Thursdays f...

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Posted on: September 16, 2022

Las Cruces Utilities Pilot Study Decreases Odor of Wastewater

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By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin on 9.16.22

For nearly a year, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has been conducting a new pilot study to see how they can continue and expand the mitigation of odors from wastewater that travels miles through sewe...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

New Natural Gas Rate Implementation

New Natural Gas Rate Implementation

By C.T. Barnes 

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin on 9.9.2022

Like everything else, natural gas prices have continuously been on the rise, especially in 2022. Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is doing everything they can to make sure customers are prepare...

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Posted on: August 19, 2022

Are You Registered For UtilityHawk Yet? First Year Update

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By C.T. Barnes 

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin on 8/19/2022

Are you one of the 8% of Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers registered for UtilityHawk? If not, what is holding you back from taking charge of your natural gas usage, water consumption...

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Posted on: September 2, 2022

Day in the Life: Wastewater Line Maintenance

LCU Eric Garza

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 9.2.22

It was back to the shop for parts for Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Wastewater Line Maintenance Mechanic Eric Garza. The high-pressure water jets had worn down the Vactor truck's hose, the LCU ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2022

Las Cruces Utilities Internship Program Signs New Student

LCU Intern Jeremiah Avery

By Cassie McClure

Published in Las Cruces Sun News 8.12.22

The newest signee to the Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Internship Program, Jeremiah Avery, is moving to Las Cruces to continue to expand his college experience and to explore and cultivate his new care...

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Posted on: August 28, 2022

Investing in Employees Benefits Efficiency and Ratepayers

LCU Delilah Walsh Skills Rodeo

Published in the Las Cruces Sun News 8.28.2022 

By Cassie McClure 

When Delilah Walsh entered Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) as its first assistant director in 2019, she knew she had joined a team with a solid foundation in operations that wor...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Day in the Life: Jacob A. Hands Wastewater Treatment Facility

LCU Jordan Kirkham

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 8/26/2022

By Cassie McClure

When we flush, we’re happy that what goes down the toilet and into the pipes is taken away. In Las Cruces, all pipes lead to its own Rome, which Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has in the Jac...

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Posted on: August 21, 2022

LCU Water Conservation Team Grows to Support and Educate Community

LCU Water Conservation Team

By Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Sun News 8.21.22

During the monsoon season, it’s easy to marvel at the rain that freshens up our yards but might flood our streets. When the water seeps away into the dry soil, residents remember...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Las Cruces Utilities Water Conservation Program Expands

LCU WC Team with City Manager (002)

By Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 08.12.2022.

Water conservation is a community effort. For Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), giving the community the tools and the information residents need to be savvy water conservationists is the ro...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

Day in the Life: LCU’s Solid Waste Landfill

LCU Lozoya

By Cassie McClure 

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin on 8/5/2022

Hector Lozoya and his coworkers might have the best office view at Las Cruces Utilities (LCU). Lozoya, a Heavy Equipment Operator, works at the Foothills Landfill Composting Facility (...

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