All posts by Traci Peterson

Arlington Water Utilities’ 2016 Water Quality Report Released

Arlington Water Utilities’ 2016 Water Quality Report went online Monday, May 1 to give residents details on how the public utility provides billions of gallons of safe, high-quality water throughout the year. The report, which is available at www. arlingtontx. gov/water/ccr, is filed each year with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Some…

Water Utilities Infrastructure Financing to Save Residents $1.6 Million

The Arlington City Council recently approved an agreement between Arlington Water Utilities and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) that will provide funds for needed sanitary sewer upgrades throughout the city and save residents more than $1.6 million. The Water Development Board selected Arlington to receive a $5.6 million loan for…

Arlington Water Utilities Announces Changes to Credit/Debit Card Payments

As part of its commitment to cost reduction, Arlington Water Utilities recently reviewed payment options it offers to residents. Results were presented to the Arlington City Council in January. Two payment methods topped all others in terms of expenses – payments at customer care locations and online credit/debit card payments. Arlington…

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

If you’ve driven on an Arlington street, walked inside a brand new grocery store or flushed your toilet lately, you can bet a City of Arlington engineer helped make it happen. Engineers provide numerous services to residents, from designing safe roadways to ensuring reliable transport of water, wastewater and storm…

Arlington Water Helps Students Learn Water Efficiency

More than 200 Arlington ISD fifth graders are getting lessons in ways to be water efficient this winter, along with the tools to make a difference in their homes. The WaterWise program is an annual partnership between Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District that distributes classroom materials aligned with…

Temporary Taste, Odor Issues With Drinking Water Linked to Algae in Lake Arlington

UPDATE 3 p. m. 3/6/2017 — Arlington Water Utilities has completed planned upgrades to its ozone disinfection system at the John F. Kubala and Pierce-Burch Treatment Plants. The Kubala plant was placed back in service late last week, after one month offline. The Kubala plant receives its water from reservoirs in…