Category Archives: Water Utilities

Mayors Join Forces for Regional Water Conservation Plan

Watering lawns twice a week may no longer be a drought-related restriction. It could very well be a permanent fixture. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck, Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Irving Mayor Beth Van on Wednesday publicly and ceremoniously put their support behind the maximum twice-per-week watering…

Arlington Wins Statewide Best Tasting Water Contest

The next time you’re reaching into your refrigerator for bottled water, you might want to instead turn around and try a little of the good stuff coming out of your tap. Arlington’s water has once again been recognized for being among the best-tasting in the biz, following a statewide win in…

Learn and Grow Fair

Get ready for Spring at the Learn and Grow Fair! Saturday, March 3 from 9 a. m. – 12 p. m. at Southwest Branch Library. Learn about ways to beautify your landscape that will also save water, time and money.  Master Gardeners will teach classes on vegetable gardening, lawn management during drought, use of native…

Engineers Turn Dreams Into Reality

National Engineers Week is February 19 to 25, 2012. The City of Arlington, along with numerous corporations and government agencies, will take part in this nationally recognized celebration in order to recognize the contributions engineers make to society and the importance of the profession. City of Arlington engineers will be recognized…

Rains Increase Lake Level

Remember August of last year? Who wouldn’t? Record breaking 100 degree days and no rain caused drought conditions all across north Texas. The extended drought and hot temperatures also decreased Arlington’s lake level to below 541 feet, causing lake officials to close boat ramps and restrict certain types of boating and…