Angie Meza, customer service specialist & Miguel Ortega, Operations
Sandra Alarcon, USDA-RD; Cheryl Thacker, NMOSE & Clyde Hudson, USDA-RD
Special notice was given to Benito Treviño.
Mr. Peter Ibarbo from Rep. Pearce's office presented certificates to the recipients.
LRGPWWA Finance Manager Kathi Jackson and Governor Martinez
at the Governor's LEDA Announcement Ceremony
Earth Day 2015
 To celebrate Earth Day a new fire hydrant was opened. From L to R, John Holguin, Vice Chair of the BoD of LRGPWWA; Terry Brunner, State Director, USDA, Marty Nieto, Chair, BoD, LRGPWWA, Doreen Gallegos, State Representative, District 52 and Billy G. Garrett, County Commissioner, District 1.
Water Festival 2015

For the second year, Lower Rio Grande Public Water Works participated in the Las Cruces Utilities Department Water Festival. We had a great time this year (and last) talking with the kids and seeing all the great exhibits. Thank you Las Cruces Utilities Department!

Our exhibit was a model city with a working water distribution system.
Students learning how the water is pumped and distributed into houses and businesses.
Board Member Receives Recognition
Board member John Holguin (right) is presented a plaque recognizing the purple heart that he received during his service in Vietnam from Hector Vasquez (left) of Vencor Engineering during May's Regular Board Meeting at the Vado office.
On November 25, 2013 the USDA-Rural Development presented LRGPWWA with a certificate of completion for the La Mesa Well Project. The La Mesa Well Project was initiated by the La Mesa MDWCA with the engineering firm Molzen Corbin Associates. It added a well and storage tank up on the west mesa with distribution pipeline looping back to the existing system. The construction contract was awarded to Burn Construction, and construction began in mid-August 2012 and was completed September 2013 including some water pipeline stub-outs in Mesquite that were added to the project. Below is a slide show of the ceremony.
The LRGPWWA received the Yono Oneo Award from the Rural Community Assistance Corporation (RCAC) on November 8, 2012. The award honors rural people who have made significant lifelong contributions to their community in volunteer capacities.
Here is a link to learn more about Yoneo Ono.
Individual awards were given to Gabriel Gutierrez, Marty Nieto, John Holguin, Karen Nichols, Don Wells & Ismael Borunda. Mr. Stanley Keasling, CEO, RCAC (inset) presented the awards. Also in photos, Martin Lopez, General Mgr, LRGPWWA & Olga Morales, RCAC.
We would like to thank everyone who attended this event!
Our General Manager, Martin Lopez, is the recipient of the 2011 Joe Guillen Award. This is an award made to an individual whose work has been dedicated to the service of New Mexico communities and whose efforts have provided for the long-term health and sustainability of the community.  The video of his acceptance speech is posted on the Video page.
Our General Manager, Martin Lopez, was a panelist for the Utilities Integrated Planning Workshop at the 2011 NM Infrastructure Finance Conference in Albuquerque
Our Finance Manager, Kathi Jackson, Governor Martinez, and Espie Holguin of HUD at the 2011 NM Infrastructure Finance Conference in Albuquerque

Photos/Galeria de fotos

Click on a thumbnail to start the slide show.