Category Archives: Water Utilities

Arlington Water Receives Award from U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The City of Arlington’s Pierce-Burch and John F. Kubala Water Treatment Plants have been recognized by the U. S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention for their success in optimally fluoridating water, a practice used for decades that is proven to prevent cavities and improve dental health. The Texas Department of State Health Services announced the…

Residents Invited to Review Draft Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan

The Trinity River Authority, City of Arlington and Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Partnership are seeking public comment on a plan to help protect Lake Arlington’s water quality. Comments on the draft Village Creek-Lake Arlington Watershed Protection Plan will be accepted through Jan. 31, 2019. A copy of the draft…

Arlington Water, Library to Offer Wonderful Water Series Classes

Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this spring to help children and their families celebrate the value of water in their lives. The Wonderful Water series starts Jan. 19, when the Fort Worth Science and History Museum presents Wonders of Water at the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library. The free…

State Board Approves Low-Cost Loan for Arlington Water Treatment Plant Improvements 

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) has approved a request from the City of Arlington for up to $79.5 million in financing from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund for the design and construction of improvements to the City’s Pierce-Burch Water Treatment Plant. The assistance, which was announced earlier this month, is a…

Know Your H2O: New Feature Allows Arlington Customers to Monitor Daily Water Usage

The Arlington Water Utilities online account page has a new look and several updated features to let you “Know Your H2O” like never before. For residents with remote read meters, the updated website now includes access to daily water usage totals. Slightly more than half, almost 60,000, of the city’s water…

Sprinkler Evaluations Save Arlington Homeowners Water and Money

A sprinkler system that is not working as efficiently as possible impacts water usage and bills. In a hot, dry summer – like North Texas experienced in 2018 – sprinkler maintenance or operating issues can become even more costly. To help Arlington residents use water efficiently, Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant…

National Competition Recognizes Arlington Fire Department, Water Utilities

The Arlington Fire Department and Fire Chief Don Crowson recently received a Route Fifty 2018 Navigator Award for the Community Paramedic Program. Route Fifty is a digital publication dedicated to covering innovation in best practices in state and local government. The Navigator Awards, which are divided into five categories, honor innovative individuals…

Arlington Seeks Public Input on 2017 Residential Rebuild Project at Nov. 14 Meeting

The City of Arlington is seeking input from residents about Phase II of the 2017 Residential Rebuild project. A design public meeting will be held from 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in [re]Brary Room A on the first floor of the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, 100 S.…