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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Adds Value to Academics for NMSU Graduates

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By Cassie McClure  

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 3/5/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) Intern Isuru Abeysiriwardana has spent most of his career in academics and hopes to continue doing research in environmental engineering. However, A...

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Posted on: February 28, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Bill Assistance Helps Local Businesses

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 2/28/21

It’s hard to admit when a bill can’t be paid. For businesses, it can seem like an extra blow during troubled times, when it’s up to owners to support not ...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities to Resume Compost Pickup

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/26/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) resumes its free residential and commercial distribution of its Class A+ compost, which had been paused due to COVID-19. Residents can receive five buckets p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Real-Life Experience at Las Cruces Utilities for NMSU Graduate Students

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 2/21/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) collaborates with New Mexico State University (NMSU) to give their graduate students access to the full scope of what lies beyond the textbooks and laborator...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

From Trash to Gas: Las Cruces City Manager Tours Las Cruces Utilities

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/19/21

The City of Las Cruces’ services spread wide across the area, particularly noticeable when Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) gives a tour. Covering the East Mesa Water Reclamation F...

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Posted on: February 14, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Has A Vital Part in City’s Class 1 ISO Rating

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 2/14/21

In December 2020, Las Cruces Fire Department (LCFD) learned that its Insurance Services Office (ISO) Inc. Public Protection Class 1 Rating would remain in effect for the City of Las Cr...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities and Hillrise Elementary Present: R.U.B.B.L.E

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/12/21

Back when schools were still in session in 2019, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) went looking for a name for its robotic sewer truck. LCU had success naming its roadrunner “Aguaci...

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Posted on: February 7, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Ready for West Mesa Industrial Park Growth

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 2/7/21

The growth of Las Cruces is not only measured in its populations but the success of its businesses. Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) can support the infrastructure needed for new and establis...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities CARES for Customers Paying Down Past Due Bills

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 2/5/21

As residents in Las Cruces try to find a new normal, part of the recovery will include making sure any delayed utility bills are up to date and paid. While shut-offs of utility services...

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Posted on: January 31, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities: New Life for Well 40

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Sun-News 1/31/21

Water wells typically have a long life and Well 40 is no exception; it has brought Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) customers water since 1988. However, a well’s casing life span has a finit...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Sewer Smell? It Could Be an Unused Pipe

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/29/21

Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) knows that eliminating or minimizing sewage smells are a crucial component of proper infrastructure maintenance. LCU sends crews out to different locations t...

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Posted on: January 24, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Prides Itself on Protecting Your Money

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/29/21

Rate case arguments between governmental agencies and companies don’t typically make for the most compelling reading. However, these situations are a reminder that there are ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Did Your Trash Day Change? If Yes, So Did Your Recycling Day

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/22/21

With 24 percent of the city residents getting used to a new trash pickup schedule since the start of January, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) suggests that customers also register, and re-r...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Helped Facilitate the City of Las Cruces' Mask Wearing Effort

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/15/21

It’s a common sight across Las Cruces; masks are strewn across the dashboard of a car or even hanging from a review mirror. The habit has developed to keep our neighbors safe, and now ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities: Know Who to Call

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By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/10/21

Getting the routine monthly bill for services like trash pickup, natural gas, water, and sewage may be the most interaction a customer may have with Las Cruces Utilities (LCU). However...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Las Cruces Utilities Awards Go Virtual

By Cassie McClure 

Published in the Las Cruces Bulletin 1/8/21

The pandemic has stifled celebrations, but Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) is still celebrating – if only via video this year – its successes and the associates who went above and beyond in ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Las Cruces Utilities Customer May See Trash Collection Day Change

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Due to city growth and analysis, Las Cruces Utilities (LCU) will be changing the regular solid waste and recycling pick up day for nearly a quarter of Las Cruces residents starting on January 2021. For those affected by the change in their trash day, a no...

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