All posts by Traci Peterson

Cooper Street Lane Closures Near Inwood Drive to Continue Through Monday

Unexpected delays in water main work at Cooper Street near West Inwood Drive will require lane closures to remain in place through Monday, January 16. Two interior northbound lanes, one southbound turn lane and one southbound interior lane will be closed to traffic. The construction area will be from just north…

Arlington Water Utilities Department Unveils New Leak Detection Van

Residents may soon spot a more recognizable Arlington Water Utilities conservation truck, thanks to a new Water is Awesome vehicle wrap. The truck, which now features colorful pictures of Arlington Water employees and water features like Lake Arlington, is part of the water department’s proactive leak detection program. The Water is…

Arlington Reminds Residents to Cease the Grease This Thanksgiving

Backed-up sanitary sewers and clogged pipes could make for an ugly post-Thanksgiving surprise. Arlington residents can prevent such problems by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease. Residents should not place meat fats, cooking oil, butter- and margarine-based goods, or dairy products down drains and garbage disposals. Grease can build up…

Sewer Line Repair Agreement Yields Savings for Arlington Residents

A one-year-old agreement with Service Line Warranties of America is delivering the expected cost savings for Arlington Water Utilities customers. Arlington Water and Service Line Warranties signed an agreement last year for the company to begin managing repairs to sanitary sewer laterals in the public right-of-way in October 2015. The purpose…

Residents Contribute Thousands of Dollars for Charitable Causes Through Water Bill

Arlington residents have given almost $130,000 to charitable causes over the past four years while paying their Arlington Water Utilities bill in person, by mail or online. The Partnerships for Arlington multiple donations program was established in 2005. It allows citizens to make donations through water utilities billing on a one…

National Engineers’ Group Calls Arlington’s Sewer-Inspecting Robot a ‘Game Changer’

The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized a new Arlington project to examine sanitary sewer lines with the help of a multi-sensor robot as one of 15 Infrastructure Game Changers. The designation highlights trend-setting projects nationwide that address pressing infrastructure needs. The robot evaluations are being made possible by a…