All posts by Traci Peterson

Wetlands Help Arlington Provide Safe, High-Quality Drinking Water

About 90 miles from Arlington, nature is helping ensure the city’s more than 380,000 residents have safe, high-quality drinking water. The George W. Shannon Wetlands near Corsicana was built by the Tarrant Regional Water District, Arlington’s raw water supplier, to help meet the growing demands for water in Tarrant County…

Arlington’s Action Center Provides New Callback Service to Save Residents Time

Arlington residents calling the city with questions about Arlington Water Utilities or other services have a new option starting this week – a callback service to save them time on hold when call volumes are high. About 12,000 calls each month are received through the Arlington Water Utilities Customer Care line…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington Water Employees Raise Money for Hurricane Relief

When Arlington Water Utilities employee Juleah Sessom heard about the devastation Hurricane Harvey was causing, she wanted to help the victims. So, she and others at the Arlington Water Utilities South Service Center went right to work. The result was a biscuits and gravy breakfast on two dates for field operations…

Value of Water Contest Draws Entries from More Than 500 Arlington Students

Arlington students showed their appreciation for water this fall in Arlington Water Utilities’ Value of Water coloring contest. More than 500 elementary school-aged kids entered the competition by completing the sentence “Because I have water, I can …” with an illustration. The entries demonstrated students are aware of how much…

Arlington Water Utilities Launches Value of Water Coloring Contest

Whether it’s for swimming, washing our faces or having a cool glass of lemonade, we all need water. This September, Arlington Water Utilities is encouraging Arlington students to think about the valuable role water plays in their lives and in the environment with the Value of Water Coloring Contest. Students in…

Southbound Lanes of Little Road North of Interstate 20 Closed Through Friday

Emergency repairs on an 18-inch water main at 4408 Little Road will require closure of the southbound lanes of Little Road just north of Interstate 20 through Friday. Arlington Water Utilities crews worked through the night on Monday to repair damage to the underground concrete water main. The repaired 18-inch main…

New Arlington Water Utilities Line Will Serve Johnson and Tarrant Counties

Construction is set to begin soon on a new pipeline that will bring tap water treated in Arlington to Burleson and several unincorporated areas of Johnson and Tarrant counties. The water transmission line is part of an agreement that will allow Bethesda Water Supply Corporation to purchase treated water from Arlington…

Arlington Water Utilities Awarded $11.9 Million Loan for Treatment Upgrades

The Texas Water Development Board has approved funding for Arlington Water Utilities that will save residents about $1.5 million on vital equipment updates at the City’s water treatment plants. At its meeting Thursday, the board selected Arlington to receive about $11.9 million from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The money…