Category Archives: Water Utilities

UTA, City of Arlington Partner to Protect Vital Water Utilities Infrastructure

A University of Texas at Arlington team will inspect 350 concrete manhole shafts for corrosion in the City of Arlington and develop a method to prioritize which manholes need protection from corrosion the most. Melanie Sattler, a UTA associate professor of civil engineering, is leading a UTA team that will evaluate…

Arlington Water Utilities Strengthens Infrastructure Using Technology

Arlington Water Utilities is joining leaders across the U. S. this week to raise awareness about the need for investing in critical infrastructure as part of National Infrastructure Week 2017. The national campaign is organized by the American Society of Civil Engineers, the U. S. Chamber of Commerce and other leading business and…

Arlington Water Utilities’ 2016 Water Quality Report Released

Arlington Water Utilities’ 2016 Water Quality Report went online Monday, May 1 to give residents details on how the public utility provides billions of gallons of safe, high-quality water throughout the year. The report, which is available at www. arlingtontx. gov/water/ccr, is filed each year with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Some…

Water Utilities Infrastructure Financing to Save Residents $1.6 Million

The Arlington City Council recently approved an agreement between Arlington Water Utilities and the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) that will provide funds for needed sanitary sewer upgrades throughout the city and save residents more than $1.6 million. The Water Development Board selected Arlington to receive a $5.6 million loan for…

Nearly $8 Million in Residential Street Rebuild Projects Began This Month

Work is underway to rebuild sections of seven residential streets in north and east Arlington as part of the Public Works and Transportation’s 2016 Residential Rebuild project. In addition to smoother roads, residents on the selected streets can look forward to improved water and sanitary sewer line renewals. This project is…