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Services & Sections

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) operates as a non-profit organization governed by the Utilities Board of Commissioners that established strategic policy. LCU provides utility services to approximately 100,000 residents and businesses within its service territory. LCU is solely funded by rates and charges authorized by the Board. The LCU Director’s responsibility is to manage, operate, plan, and develop all services within its seven sections:

  • Gas
    • Construction and Maintenance
    • Corrosion Control
    • Locating and Mapping
    • Operations and Compliance
    • Pressure and Service
  • Water
    • Meter, Valve, and Hydrant
    • Water Line Maintenance
    • Water Production
  • Wastewater
    • Wastewater Collection
    • Wastewater Treatment
  • Solid Waste
    • Picks up trash 362 days every year and takes it to the South Central Solid Waste Authority (SCSWA)
  • Regulatory Environmental Services
    • Pollution Prevention
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Water Conservation
    • Water Quality Laboratory
  • Technical Support
    • Engineering Plans/Permit Review
    • Project Management
    • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA)
    • Water Rights Management
  • Administrative Services:
    • Field Services
    • Financial, Budgetary, and Rate Administration Oversight
    • Meter Reading
    • New Connections
    • Utility Billing and Accounts Receivable Management
    • Utility Customer Service
    • Warehousing; Dispatch