Category Archives: Water Utilities

Public Meeting Set May 16 for Wimbledon Drive Improvement Project

Later this month, Public Works and Transportation’s Stormwater Engineering Division will begin construction of a $1.7 million project to mitigate flooding and make infrastructure improvements on Wimbledon Drive in south Arlington. Planned improvements include the installation of stormwater drains and structures, water and sanitary sewer renewals, roadway repairs, concrete alley with…

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event April 28

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, April 28, 2018. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817-459-5600 Lake Arlington Branch Library, 4000 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817-478-3762 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817-459-5803 South…

Construction Briefing Meeting Set April 16 on Residential Street Rebuild Project

The City of Arlington will soon begin work to rebuild three east Arlington roadways. A construction briefing meeting is set for 6 p. m. to 7 p. m. Monday, April 16, 2018, to describe work planned for the 2017 Residential Street Rebuild, Phase I project. The purpose of this meeting, which will be…

On the Clock with Water Utilities’ Sanitary Sewer Cleaning Crew

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Water Utilities’ Sanitary…

Public Meeting Set Monday for Planned Timberlake Drive Project

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Timberlake Drive Project next month. This bond-funded project consists of rebuilding Timberlake Drive from east Pioneer Parkway to Park Row Drive, with 10-inch concrete pavement, drainage improvements, sewer renewals, street lights, and sidewalks. Asphalt reclamation will be…

Texas Water Development Board Awards Arlington $5.4 Million for Projects

The Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) recently awarded Arlington Water Utilities $5,456,300 in financial assistance for a construction project that will improve wastewater flows in the city while helping to protect creeks and streams. The TWDB funding will include a low interest loan for $4.65 million and a $806,300 “green grant”…

Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington Starts in March

Have questions about the Abram Street rebuild that will soon begin through Downtown Arlington? The public is invited to attend a construction briefing next week about the start of this important, two-year revitalization project. This public meeting, the first of many that will be held throughout the project’s duration, is scheduled…

Arlington Water Pressure Plane Expansion Begins

An Arlington Water Utilities project that recently kicked off in central Arlington will provide about 2 miles of new water and sanitary sewer mains along South Davis Drive, near The University of Texas at Arlington, and improve water pressure in an area bounded by Cooper Street, Fielder Road, Arkansas Lane,…