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Posted on: November 10, 2019

Be the First to Know: Las Cruces Utilities Launches Fast Alerts

BE THE FIRST TO KNOW - FINAL - (ALERT MESSAGES) NOV2019

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 11/10/19

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has a new tool in the toolbox to alert customers to utilities-related outages in your neighborhood or place of business. Whether it’s a...

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Affordable Housing Should be Affordable: Valley Homes

AFFORDABLE HOUSING SHOULD BE AFFORDABLE - FINAL - (VALLEY HOMES) NOV2019 (1)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 11/8/19

Just outside his office door, Craig Bullock has been watching the finishing touches of paint go up on his new “Valley Homes” sign on Valley Drive. He&...

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Posted on: November 3, 2019

What do you know about your Utilities services?

WHAT DO YOU KNOW - FINAL - ABOUT YOUR UTILITIES SERVICES (SURVEY) NOV2019 (003)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 11/3/19

Among the usual active bustle of the Saturday Farmer’s Market in downtown, there was a different booth: Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) was seeking face-to-face respons...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

They come to you: Farm Bureau Financial Services on Valley Drive

THEY WILL COME TO YOU - FARM BUREAU FINANCIAL SERVICES ON VALLEY DRIVE OCT2019

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 11/1/19

Their foot traffic is currently gone, explained Farm Bureau Financial Services agent James Pacheco. He’s been watching the City of Las Cruces gas pipes being insta...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Working to Ease Patient Pain on Valley Drive

WORKING TO EASE PATIENT PAIN - FINAL - ON VALLEY DRIVE OCT2019

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/11/19

It’s relief from pain that patients seek at Rodriguez Family Chiropractic (595 S. Valley Drive), even now with snagged traffic on Valley Drive due to road reconst...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Las Cruces Utilites Hosts EPA at 7th Anniversary of Superfund Site

LCU HOSTS EPA - FINAL2 - AT 7th Anniversary of Superfund Site OCT2019 (002)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in Las Cruces Bulletin 10/11/19

On Thursday, September 26th, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) and Doña Ana County invited the public to celebrate the 7th Anniversary of the establishment of the Griggs-Wa...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Las Cruces Utilities wants to hear from you! Take the 2019 Customer Survey

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Las Cruces Utilities wants to hear from you! Take the 2019 Customer Survey

Thank you for taking time to share with us what you know about the Utilities Department (LCU) by participating in the 2019 Utilities Customer Survey! The 12-question survey...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Local Holiday Cookie Traditions: Osito's Biscochitos on Valley Drive

Biscochitos

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/25/19

Just like ingredients in a recipe, a lot of things had to come together in perfect order for the new owners of Osito’s Biscochitos to continue the Las Cruces trad...

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Posted on: October 25, 2019

Las Cruces Utilities: Training and Hiring NOW

hiring

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/25/19 

It was a busy morning with sharply dressed job seekers at the New Mexico Workforce Connection Job Fair this past Wednesday. There were computers to print and twea...

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Posted on: October 20, 2019

Notable Customer Improvements from Las Cruces Utilities this year

annual

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 10/20/19

Did you know the number of water quality calls to Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) has dropped significantly from 3-years ago? Did you know our community diverted 3,241...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

How to Harvest the Rain

Harvest in the Rain

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/18/19

With all the recent rainfall, you might be fascinated to know you can capture the water falling in sheets to use later as irrigation water for your lawn and garden. What co...

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

The American Dream is Alive with Neto Boys Car Wash

Neto Boys

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/18/19

Ernesto Rosas remembers going to the car wash with his father when he was just 9. Now, after chasing the dream of his own full-service car wash, he’s also set up ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Community Snapshot: LCU Shows Solid Waste Process at Southern New Mexico State Fair

SW at NM fair ground

Community Snapshot

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 10/15/19

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) took the Green Grappler to show students at the Southern New Mexico State Fair and Rodeo, and explained what it takes to manage solid waste in Las Cruces. It include...

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Posted on: October 13, 2019

Find your Future with Las Cruces Utilties at Upcoming Job Fair

Women in the Gas industry

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 10/13/19

If it’s time for you to start your career or make a career change, and if you want to invest in your future, consider visiting the Las Cruces Utilities ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2019

LCU Learns from Customer Service Surveys

LCU Customer Service Surveys

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 10/6/19

If you filled out a Las Cruces Utilities Customer Service Survey, either by mail or in-person at either City Hall or the East Mesa Customer Service Location: Thank you! Taki...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Waiting for the Light: South Plains Implement on Valley Drive

South Plains

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 10/4/19

Need a tractor? South Plains Implement on Valley Drive is open for business! For five years, it’s been a one-stop shop on 401 South Valley Drive for John Deere tra...

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Posted on: September 29, 2019

UCAG in Action: Listening to Residents at City Hall

UCAG in action

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 9/29/19

It’s the end of the day and it’s time to pay the utility bill. For many, that means a trip to Las Cruces City Hall, and for the next week, residents can ...

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Utilities
Posted on: September 29, 2019

LCU Always on Call for Emergencies

LCU dispatch emergencies

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 9/29/19

After he answered the 1:00 a.m. phone call from the serviceman at the scene on Thursday, September 5th…Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Water Production Supervisor, Vin...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

Los Amigos on Valley Drive; Packed with Friendly Bargains!

amigos

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 9/27/19

Need jeans? Cowboy Boots? Work boots? Sunglasses? Shoes? Jewelry? Meet Los Amigos (580 S. Valley Drive, Suite 200-A). This friendly business has welcomed customers on Valley...

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Posted on: September 27, 2019

48 hours of water line breaks on University Avenue

Water Break on Uni

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 9/27/19 

“It was a busy two days and nights for Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Water line of business supervisors and their crews,” explained Water Deputy D...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Solid Waste Rates Under Review; UCAG Seeks Input

UCAG solid waste rate review

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 9/22/19 

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) provides four different utility services – gas, water, wastewater, and solid waste – to the residents and businesses...

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Posted on: September 22, 2019

Public Invited to 7-Year Anniversary of Superfund Site

Superfund site

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 9/22/19 

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) and Doña Ana County invite the public to the 7-year Anniversary of the Griggs-Walnut Groundwater Plume Remediation Project (163 N. Cotto...

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