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Posted on: December 8, 2019

SMART Technology added to LCU Trash Trucks

SW Trucks

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 12/8/2019

Trash trucks on the streets of Las Cruces just got a little “smarter” – joining the ranks of many cities across the country. Las Cr...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Happy Microorganisms at Utilities JHWWTF; Critical Partners in Sustainability

Happy Microorganisms

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 12/1/19 

The success of any operation depends on its employees. For Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Jacob Hands Wastewater Treatment Facility (JHWWTF), the tiniest workers neede...

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Posted on: November 22, 2019

Never a Stop in Emergency Services: AMR on Valley Drive

AMR on Valley Drive

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 11/22/19

When seconds count, an ambulance cannot be held up by unexpected traffic or be blocked by road reconstruction right in front of their headquarters. That’s why Ame...

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Posted on: November 17, 2019

Starting a new business? Don’t forget Trash Management

New Business

By Cassie McClure and Suzanne Michaels

 Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 11/17/19

Starting a business is hard enough, it shouldn’t be made harder with worries about how your new business will dispose of trash, and how much trash might...

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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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Utilities
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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