Category Archives: Water Utilities

Data About Water Use by ZIP Code Now Available on Open Arlington Portal

When water use in Arlington started to skyrocket last summer and then plummet during the wet fall months, data from Arlington Water Utilities illustrated those trends. Now, Arlington residents and others can access and explore that information online through the City’s increasingly robust Open Arlington portal. Starting this month, a downloadable data…

‘When Can I Water?’ Alexa Adds Arlington Water Utilities Answers

The “Ask City of Arlington” skill for Amazon Alexa devices recently added information to help Arlington Water Utilities customers, whether they’re wondering when to turn on their sprinklers or want to find a payment location. Alexa is a virtual assistant developed by Amazon capable of voice interaction, music playback, making to-do…

Arlington Water Receives Award from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The City of Arlington’s Pierce-Burch and John F. Kubala Water Treatment Plants have been recognized by the U. S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for their success in optimally fluoridating water, a practice used for decades that is proven to prevent cavities and improve dental health. The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the…

Residents Invited to Review Draft Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan

The Trinity River Authority, City of Arlington and Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Partnership are seeking public comment on a plan to help protect Lake Arlington’s water quality. Comments on the draft Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2019. A copy of the draft…

Arlington Water, Library to Offer Wonderful Water Series Classes

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this spring to help children and their families celebrate the value of water in their lives. The Wonderful Water series starts Jan. 19, when the Fort Worth Science and History Museum presents Wonders of Water at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The free…

State Board Approves Low-Cost Loan for Arlington Water Treatment Plant Improvements 

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved a request from the City of Arlington for up to $79.5 million in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the design and construction of improvements to the City’s Pierce-Burch Water Treatment Plant. The assistance, which was announced earlier this month, is a…

Know Your H2O: New Feature Allows Arlington Customers to Monitor Daily Water Usage

The Arlington Water Utilities online account page has a new look and several updated features to let you “Know Your H2O” like never before. For residents with remote read meters, the updated website now includes access to daily water usage totals. Slightly more than half, almost 60,000, of the city’s water…