Category Archives: Water Utilities

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event April 29

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, April 29, 2017. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817.459.5600 Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817.563.0142 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817.459.5803…

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…

Arlington Water Utilities’ Ozone System Upgrades Nearly Finished

Arlington Water Utilities is nearing completion of a $14 million, multi-phase project to replace ozone generators and other equipment at the Pierce-Burch and John F. Kubala Water Treatment Plants. The Arlington City Council approved the project with the understanding that the replacement of the aging equipment will help Arlington continue to…

Arlington Water Utilities Offers Inspections, Repairs for Irrigation Backflow Preventers

Arlington Water Utilities is offering a limited number of Arlington residents the chance to have their irrigation system backflow preventers inspected and repaired for free. Arlington’s will use $26,250 to improve low-hazard backflow assemblies on residential irrigation systems throughout the city. Customers who apply for the program will receive the services…

Arlington Water Awarded $5.6 Million for Wastewater Infrastructure Improvements

The Texas Water Development Board has awarded $5.6 million in financial assistance to Arlington Water Utilities for a slate of projects throughout the city to replace 3.6 miles of aging sanitary sewer mains. The funds are a low interest loan through the Board’s Clean Water State Revolving Fund. An $826,861…