Category Archives: Water Utilities

Arlington Water Utilities Conducts Tabletop Exercise to Prepare for Emergency Scenarios

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The Arlington Water Utilities leadership team, in conjunction with the Arlington Fire Department Office of Emergency Management, recently conducted an Emergency Management Tabletop Exercise to help better plan for disasters and identify and address potential weaknesses. Arlington Water Utilities utilized subject matter experts from within its department as well as the…

Arlington, Dalworthington Gardens Celebrate Drinking Water Sales Agreement

Articles DWG Arlington Water 04-08-16

With the ceremonial turning of a valve, Arlington and Dalworthington Gardens city leaders on Friday celebrated the connection of a new drinking water service line between the two cities. Through an agreement reached last year, Dalworthington Gardens is the first municipality to begin buying drinking water from the City of Arlington.…

Outreach Program Helps Youth Understand Water Pollution Prevention

Articles Storm Water Outreach 03-22-16

Even kids can also play a role in keeping Arlington beautiful and clean. The Stormwater Management Division’s education outreach program provides stormwater pollution and prevention presentations to our local elementary school age students. This program provides elementary school age students with information on the function of the City’s Storm Drain system and…

Why Is My Creek Green? Fertilizers Could be to Blame

Articles Water Fertilizer 03-15-16

Fertilizers contain large amounts of nutrients such as nitrogen and phosphorous that can wash into ponds, lakes, streams and other local waterways leading to eutrophication. This causes the overgrowth of aquatic plants primarily in the form of an algae bloom turning our creeks and streams green.  The rapid increase in unwanted…

Upgrades Underway at John Kubala Water Treatment Plant

Articles Water Utilities Drinking Water 03-17-16

The John Kubala Water Treatment Plant will be temporarily offline for the next few weeks during the installation of a new ozone generator, which is designed to help Arlington continue providing its customers with high-quality, great-tasting drinking water. The Pierce Burch Water Treatment Plant will serve all Arlington customers during the…

Presentations Available On Stormwater Flooding and Pollution Prevention

Articles Storm Water Management 03-14-16

Want to learn how to keep the City’s storm drains and creeks pollution free?The Stormwater Management Division is providing educational presentations about the City’s Storm Drain system and its function in reducing flooding. This outreach program, aimed at homeowners associations, civic and community groups, parent-teacher associations and apartment complex management and…

Home Depot Stores Offering Free Fix A Leak Workshops on March 19

Articles Fix A Leak Water 03-09-16

Your leaky faucet may be costing more than just your sanity. Nationwide, household leaks have the potential to waste as much as 1 trillion gallons of water every year and require homeowners to repair major problems caused by small leaks. Home Depot stores across 15 counties in North Texas, including Tarrant…

Water Main Break Closes Mansfield Road at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington

Articles Traffic Alert 03-01-16

Starting at 9 a. m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, Mansfield Road will be closed at Nathan Lowe Road in South Arlington because of a broken 30-inch water main. The affected section of Mansfield Road, located west of Cooper Street and south of Southwest Green Oaks Boulevard, is expected to be opened by…