All posts by Traci Peterson

Arlington Water Utilities Sees High Use, Encourages Residents to be Water Wise

Arlington Water Utilities customers used an average of 75 million gallons a day in  June, nearly 30 percent more water on average than in June 2017. It’s a  trend that’s not surprising given the recent hot, dry weather. The good news is Lake Arlington and the East Texas reservoirs that supply…

Arlington Water Encourages Efficient Irrigation This Summer

With summer in full swing, Arlington residents may be wondering about the best way to use their sprinkler systems to keep lawns healthy. Arlington Water Utilities can help. July is the national Irrigation Association’s Smart Irrigation Month. So, it’s a great time to explore ways to use water efficiently while you…

Arlington Water Embraces Technology, Begins In-House Pipe-Bursting

Two recent Arlington Water Utilities projects are demonstrating the value created by trenchless water main replacements and gaining attention from communities interested in following Arlington’s lead. The two main renewal projects were planned in areas for Arlington’s water distribution system with a history of water main breaks. In early June, Arlington…

Connect with Arlington Water’s Customer Service Improvements

Arlington Water Utilities employees work to make sure residents have a positive experience whether they’re signing up for new service, getting new water lines on their street, or paying their monthly balance. Later this year, the department will begin several new initiatives to enhance customer service and provide more ways…

Texas Water Development Board Awards Arlington $5.4 Million for Projects

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently awarded Arlington Water Utilities $5,456,300 in financial assistance for a construction project that will improve wastewater flows in the city while helping to protect creeks and streams. The TWDB funding will include a low interest loan for $4.65 million and a $806,300 “green grant”…

Arlington Water Pressure Plane Expansion Begins

An Arlington Water Utilities project that recently kicked off in central Arlington will provide about 2 miles of new water and sanitary sewer mains along South Davis Drive, near The University of Texas at Arlington, and improve water pressure in an area bounded by Cooper Street, Fielder Road, Arkansas Lane,…

Arlington Water Utilities Taking Leak Detection to the Next Level

Arlington Water Utilities employees work hard each day to make sure residents and visitors have water when they need it. For Ric Owens, Arlington’s leak detection specialist, that means making sure precious gallons of treated water aren’t lost on the way to the customer’s tap. Since 2014, the City of…