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Posted on: July 8, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Water Outage Expected on July 10

Residents in the following areas will experience a water outage beginning at 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Wednesday July 10:

  • Richard Drive: Dona Ana Road to Alameda Avenue
  • Terry Drive: Richard Drive to Jody Drive
  • Jody Drive: Richard Drive to Karen Avenue
  • Karen Avenue: Dona Ana Road to dead end at Karen Avenue

Morrow Enterprises, Inc. is under contract with the City of Las Cruces and will be capping an existing water line at Richard Drive, Terry Drive, and Jody Drive. Adjacent areas also may be affected. If water on your street is scheduled to be turned off, crews will post a door hanger notice a minimum of 48 hours in advance.

Once service is restored, residents may notice discolored water due to iron, manganese and calcium deposits. Although the water is safe to drink, the City recommends waiting to wash laundry until after the water becomes clear. The discoloration should disappear within 24 hours. If it does not, residents should flush all faucets in the house or business for five minutes. If the discoloration remains, call the City of Las Cruces at 526-0500 for assistance.

For more information, contact the Public Works Department, Contracts Administration at 575/528-3098. The TTY number is 575/541-2182. For after-hour assistance, call Utility Dispatch at 575/526-0500.

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