All posts by Traci Peterson

TWDB Approves Financing for Arlington Wastewater Improvements

The Texas Water Development Board recently approved $5,151,694 in financial assistance to the City of Arlington to improve the City’s wastewater system with a wastewater collection line replacement project. The TWDB funding will include a low-interest loan for $4,435,000 and $716,695 in green subsidy or loan principle forgiveness from the Clean…

Data About Water Use by ZIP Code Now Available on Open Arlington Portal

When water use in Arlington started to skyrocket last summer and then plummet during the wet fall months, data from Arlington Water Utilities illustrated those trends. Now, Arlington residents and others can access and explore that information online through the City’s increasingly robust Open Arlington portal. Starting this month, a downloadable data…

‘When Can I Water?’ Alexa Adds Arlington Water Utilities Answers

The “Ask City of Arlington” skill for Amazon Alexa devices recently added information to help Arlington Water Utilities customers, whether they’re wondering when to turn on their sprinklers or want to find a payment location. Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do…

Arlington Water Receives Award from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The City of Arlington’s Pierce-Burch and John F. Kubala Water Treatment Plants have been recognized by the U. S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for their success in optimally fluoridating water, a practice used for decades that is proven to prevent cavities and improve dental health. The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the…

State Board Approves Low-Cost Loan for Arlington Water Treatment Plant Improvements 

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved a request from the City of Arlington for up to $79.5 million in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the design and construction of improvements to the City’s Pierce-Burch Water Treatment Plant. The assistance, which was announced earlier this month, is a…