News Releases

Sandbag Distribution Program will Move to Regular Schedule
Satellite Locations to Close, Stormwater Operations Center will remain open

News Release
Contact: Josh Moniz
915-594-5510 (office), 915-319-3284 (cell) e-mail:

Date: September 29, 2017

EL PASO El Paso Water announces that the last day to pick up sandbags at the satellite distribution sites will be Sunday, October 1 at 8pm. Seasonal satellite sites will reopen next summer.

The Stormwater Operations Center, located at 4801 Fred Wilson, is open throughout the year. Customers can get sandbags Monday through Friday between 8AM 4PM beginning Monday, Oct. 2nd.

Sandbags are for flood control purposes only and limited to 10 sandbags per visit. People who have difficulty lifting heavy items are encouraged to come with someone who can assist with loading and unloading.

Sanbag Distribution Sites
Through Oct. 1

Beginning Oct. 2

Northeast Stormwater Operations Center
4801 Fred Wilson Ave. 79906 (map)
Mon-Fri: 8AM-8PM
Sat-Sun: 2PM-8PM
Mon-Fri: 8am - 4pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
West Artcraft Booster Station
7830 Paseo Del Norte 79912 (map)
Mon-Sun: 2PM-8PM Closed
Central Haskell R. Street Wastewater Treatment Plant
913 S. Boone St. 79905 (map)
Mon-Sun: 2PM-8PM Closed
East Cielo Vista Booster Station
9428 Daugherty Drive 79925 (map)
Mon-Sun: 2PM-8PM Closed
Mission Valley Blackie Chesher Park
9292 Escobar Drive 79907(map)
Mon-Sun: 2PM-8PM Closed

With oversight by the Public Service Board, El Paso Water provides water, wastewater and stormwater management services to the City of El Paso.