All posts by Traci Peterson

Learn More about Upcoming Water, Sanitary Sewer Improvement Projects

Arlington Water Utilities will hold two meetings later this month to give residents more information about water and sanitary sewer service improvements in their area. Engineers and construction professionals will be on hand to provide information about construction schedules and project timelines. The High Point Sanitary Sewer Renewal project is…

Arlington Water Department Efficiency Lessens Rate Increases for 2018

Rates for water and sewer service in Arlington will change on Jan. 1, 2018, with an increase of about $4.34 a month, or 14 cents per day, for the average residential customer. Despite the increases, Arlington remains one of the lowest priced water and sanitary sewer service providers in North…

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…