Category Archives: Water Utilities

Arlington Celebrates National Engineers Week

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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

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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…

Arlington Water Utilities’ Ozone System Upgrades Nearly Finished

Ozone Generator at an Arlington water treatment plant

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

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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

Articles Water Project Update

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…

Cooper Street Lane Closures Near Inwood Drive to Continue Through Monday

Articles Water Project Update

Unexpected delays in water main work at Cooper Street near West Inwood Drive will require lane closures to remain in place through Monday, January 16. Two interior northbound lanes, one southbound turn lane and one southbound interior lane will be closed to traffic. The construction area will be from just north…