The Las Cruces Utilities Water Section produces approximately 6.5 billion gallons of clean, safe drinking water annually. The City’s water system pumps its water from two deep aquifers; the Mesilla and Jornada Bolsons. This section maintains 30 wells, 13 storage tanks, 10 booster stations, 30 regulating valves, and more than 600 miles of underground water lines. In addition, the City of Las Cruces acquired the Jornada Water System. It consists of 14 wells, 12 storage tanks, 8 booster stations, 4 regulating valves, and more than 90 miles of underground water lines providing over 670 million gallons per year to customers. If you suspect a water main break, please notify the Las Cruces Utilities Dispatch at 575-526-0500.
Adrienne L. Widmer graduated from NMSU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering, and is a registered professional engineer in the State of New Mexico. She has over 20 years of Water and Wastewater experience.