Effluent reuse plan gets $4.1 million in financing

CNJ staff A Clovis effluent reuse pipeline plan got a giant injection of financing Wednesday afternoon from the New Mexico Finance Authority and the state Water Trust Board. City Commissioner Randy Crowder said he was floored when he learned the project received a total of $4.1 million from about $5.28 million the WTB reissued in […]

City approves $1 million for water reuse project

By Kevin Wilson: CNJ staff writer The Clovis City Commission wasted little time Thursday injecting capital into its effluent water reuse project. In its only discussed action item on the agenda for the first meeting of 2010, commissioners approved use of $1.088 million to move to 100 percent design of the project. The project would […]

Committee OKs first phase of effluent pipeline

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The Water Policy Advisory Committee voted unanimously to start a design of the first phase of the $16 million effluent reuse pipeline project that could carry cleaned water from the city’s wastewater treatment plant. The first phase of the effluent water project will run a pipe from the plant […]

Board will consider effluent project

By Gabriel Monte: CNJ staff writer The city’s Water Policy Advisory Committee will meet today to consider an effluent reuse pipeline project and the construction of a wind farm. The committee will be asked to recommend authorization to begin the first phase of the effluent reuse pipeline project, according to City Commissioner and Mayor Pro-tem […]

Effluent pipeline report readied

A special water policy advisory committee voted Thursday to give an engineering firm more time to make changes on the effluent pipeline project report before presenting it at a U.S. Senate hearing in August. Committee members noted some structures that needed a connection to the pipeline were not listed in the report. “We noted as […]

City considering wastewater irrigation plan

By Marlena Hartz: CNJ staff writer The City Commission is considering a plan that would use wastewater to irrigate parched city parks, golf courses and school grounds. City Commissioner and Chairman of the Water Policy Advisory Committee Randal Crowder said the effluent, or discharge, from the city wastewater plant could also be used to minimize […]