Category Archives: Water Utilities

From Parks to Streets, City of Arlington Investing $169 Million in Infrastructure

From replacing bumpy neighborhood streets to building a new recreation center/branch library on the east side of town, the City of Arlington plans to invest more than $169 million in infrastructure over the coming year. The Arlington City Council adopted this year’s $68.8 million capital budget, $84.4 million water utility capital…

Arlington Water Utilities Announces Changes to Credit/Debit Card Payments

As part of its commitment to cost reduction, Arlington Water Utilities recently reviewed payment options it offers to residents. Results were presented to the Arlington City Council in January. Two payment methods topped all others in terms of expenses – payments at customer care locations and online credit/debit card payments. Arlington…

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…