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Canal Water Treatment Plant Tour


Come join El Paso Water for a tour and learn about the history of the Robertson/Umbenhauer Water Treatment Plant – aka the Canal Water Treatment Plant – located in the historic Chihuahuita neighborhood, 800 Canal Road. (MAP) The plant treats water from the Rio Grande to drinking water standards and has been a vital part of El Paso Water’s successful water management strategy since 1943. Wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. For more information, contact Salvador Morales, 915-594-5400,

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 Learn more about the history of the Robertson/Umbenhauer plant

Rio Grande and Elephant Butte

Technologies for drinking water treatment

Here’s a fun home experiment:

Video from 75th Anniversary of the Robertson Water Treatment Plant:

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