Category Archives: Water Utilities

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…

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…