The Utilities Department is divided into six sub-departments and has approximately 65 employees in 9 different job classifications, including:
The Department is responsible for:
Maintenance and / or repair of sewers
Wastewater treatment facilities
24-hour utility emergency response is maintained at Central Control (Phone: 575-347-5421), to respond to problems reported by the public and other agencies as well as other major emergencies, such as vehicle accidents, floods, windstorms, and snowstorms.
Each department also takes regular calls from the public with respect to water and sewer on a daily basis.