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Posted on: May 12, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Fire Flow Test May 16, 2023 at the Las Cruces Innovation and Industrial Park

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The City of Las Cruces Water Section will be performing a fire flow test at the northeast corner of Rea Boulevard, in the Las Cruces Innovation and Industrial Park, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2023.
This fire flow test is being done in response to fire protection for new and existing businesses on Rea Boulevard and Industrial Park Avenue.
The affected area will include:

  • Rea Boulevard.
  • Industrial Park Avenue.
  • Alliance Drive.
  • Robert Larson Boulevard.

Adjacent areas also may be affected. Rea Boulevard and Industrial Park Avenue are in City Council District 4.
Businesses and any residences in the affected area may notice discolored water due to iron, manganese, and calcium deposits. Although the water is safe to drink, City officials recommend waiting for the water to become clear.
The discoloration should disappear within 24 hours. If it does not, faucets in affected businesses or residences should be flushed for five minutes.
If the discoloration remains, call the City at 575/526-0500 for assistance. The TTY phone number is 575/541-2182.

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