Category Archives: Water Utilities

$3.1 Million Improvement Project Underway Near Rocky Canyon, North Cooper

The project currently underway along Rocky Canyon Road is being constructed to address drainage issues in the neighborhood generally bounded by Rocky Canyon to the north, North Cooper Street to the east, and Stafford Drive to the south and west. The City of Arlington has received numerous complaints over the…

River Legacy Living Science Center’s W.A.T.E.R. Festival Makes a Splash This Saturday

Come celebrate the wonderful resource of water with The City of Arlington’s Water Utilities as it joins forces with River Legacy Living Science Center to raise awareness for the importance of water education and conservation. The 13th annual Water Awareness through Education and Recreation (W. A. T. E. R.) Festival is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 2…

Arlington Water Utilities Launches Value of Water Coloring Contest

Whether it’s for swimming, washing our faces or having a cool glass of lemonade, we all need water. This September, Arlington Water Utilities is encouraging Arlington students to think about the valuable role water plays in their lives and in the environment with the Value of Water Coloring Contest. Students in…

Southbound Lanes of Little Road North of Interstate 20 Closed Through Friday

Emergency repairs on an 18-inch water main at 4408 Little Road will require closure of the southbound lanes of Little Road just north of Interstate 20 through Friday. Arlington Water Utilities crews worked through the night on Monday to repair damage to the underground concrete water main. The repaired 18-inch main…

New Arlington Water Utilities Line Will Serve Johnson and Tarrant Counties

Construction is set to begin soon on a new pipeline that will bring tap water treated in Arlington to Burleson and several unincorporated areas of Johnson and Tarrant counties. The water transmission line is part of an agreement that will allow Bethesda Water Supply Corporation to purchase treated water from Arlington…

Texas Live!, New Rangers Ballpark Construction Requires Utilities Relocation

Crews will dig a hole nearly four stories deep this summer in preparation for the Texas Rangers’ new $1 billion retractable roof ballpark. But before they do, a massive sanitary sewer line that runs through the Entertainment District and serves more than one-quarter of the city will need to move. The…

Portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway to Close August 3 for Ballpark Project

The Texas Rangers announced today that utility work for the team’s new ballpark in Arlington’s Entertainment District is expected to begin in August. The work will necessitate the closure of portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway as well as the remainder of Parking Lot A and a section of Parking Lot B.…

Arlington Water Utilities Awarded $11.9 Million Loan for Treatment Upgrades

The Texas Water Development Board has approved funding for Arlington Water Utilities that will save residents about $1.5 million on vital equipment updates at the City’s water treatment plants. At its meeting Thursday, the board selected Arlington to receive about $11.9 million from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The money…

Arlington Water Team Brings Robotic Main Inspections to Ennis

An Arlington Water Utilities and University of Texas at Arlington team recently used robotic technology to give Ennis city officials an eye-opening look at their sewer system. Public Water Solutions, a Texas-based utility resource provider, coordinated the examination of Ennis’ critical underground assets. The results will provide community leaders the…

Soak Up Some Sprinkler Knowledge at Upcoming DIY Sprinkler Expo

Before your lawn shrivels in the sun, learn how to use your sprinkler system to benefit the environment and your budget. All are welcome to attend the first-ever DIY Sprinkler Expo, hosted by the Tarrant Regional Water District and the cities of Arlington, Fort Worth, Frisco and Mansfield. The free event…