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Posted on: July 5, 2020

Conditional Hiring Now at Las Cruces Utilities

PHOTO 1 JAKE HOLES, Conditional Hire (1)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun News 07/05/20.

If you’ve ever wanted a career with an organization like Las Cruces Utilities (LCU), but don’t quite have all the qualifications…now is the ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2020

Natural Gas Availability Getting Closer for All Talavera Customers

PHOTO 1 TALAVERA PIPELINE COMPLETED _

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 07/03/20.

For Dan Norris, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) gas systems inspector, it was the end of the line this month as he and his gas crew finished the year-long construction phase o...

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

BIG TUNA COUNTS ON NATURAL GAS; LCU DELIVERS

PHOTO 1 BIG TUNA, LCU connects JUNE2020

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 06/26/20.

When pipe manufacturer Big Tuna was looking for a new location to call home, three components were critical: a reliable supply of natural gas, the right weather, and a loc...

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Posted on: June 21, 2020

Good Time to Sign up for Natural Gas in Talavera Neighborhoods

PHOTO 1 FIRST TALAVERA GAS CUSTOMER McGarvey Family pool_

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun News 06/21/20. 

The construction phase of a multi-phase project to bring natural gas to Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers in the Talavera Subdivision began in August 2019. No...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Is it smelly water…or dried drains?

PHOTO 1 WATER HEATER

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 06/19/20.

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) delivers approximately seven (7) billion gallons of safe, fresh, and clean water to residential and business customers every year.

Occasionally a...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

FIRST CUSTOMER CONNECTS TO LCU NATURAL GAS IN TALAVERA SUBDIVISION

PHOTO 1 FIRST TALAVERA GAS CUSTOMER McGarvey Family pool_

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 6/12/20. 

The construction phase of a $6.2 million project to bring natural gas to Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers in the Talavera Subdivision began in August 2019. No...

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Posted on: June 7, 2020

Extra cleaning at Las Cruces Utilities to Protect Against COVID-19

PHOTO 1 JARED DOVER SANITIZING MACHINE

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in Las Cruces Sun-News 6/7/20.

While the City of Las Cruces is starting to reopen its departments to the public and adjusting to the “new normal” of day-to-day life, Las Cruces U...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Rises to the COVID Crisis

PHOTO 2 OVERFLOWING ROLLOFF APR2020

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 5/29/20

You didn’t really think you were the only one tackling spring cleaning or a new home renovation during the stay-at-home orders, did you? On the streets you might h...

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Posted on: May 24, 2020

Customers Count on Hard-Working Las Cruces Utilities Staff

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By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 5/24/20

It’s been a rough few Coronavirus weeks for everyone. However, every day Las Cruces residents have been able to count on their utilities and count on the Las Cruce...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

TEMPORARY ROLL-OFFS SERVICED FREQUENTLY, COLLECTED 50+ TONS OF TRASH

51 plus tons

Community Snapshot: 5/18/20

In an effort to prevent illegal dumping during the temporary closure of Solid Waste facilities during the last week in April, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) placed three roll-off containers around Las Cruces. Robin Lawrence, deputy ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2020

LCU Lush and Lean: Tips for Home Gardening

PHOTO 1 CEREUS AND GAILLARDIA water wise plantings joni newcomer_ (2)

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 5/17/20

The wildly popular Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Lush and Lean Workshops are not happening in-person this spring, but here are some valuable Lush and Lean tips for sprucing up ...

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