Category Archives: Water Utilities

Arlington Water Utilities Sees High Use, Encourages Residents to be Water Wise

Arlington Water Utilities customers used an average of 75 million gallons a day in  June, nearly 30 percent more water on average than in June 2017. It’s a  trend that’s not surprising given the recent hot, dry weather. The good news is Lake Arlington and the East Texas reservoirs that supply…

Arlington Water Encourages Efficient Irrigation This Summer

With summer in full swing, Arlington residents may be wondering about the best way to use their sprinkler systems to keep lawns healthy. Arlington Water Utilities can help. July is the national Irrigation Association’s Smart Irrigation Month. So, it’s a great time to explore ways to use water efficiently while you…

City of Arlington Names New Water Utilities Director

Water Utilities Director Craig Cummings

The City of Arlington named its new Water Utilities director today, promoting Assistant Director Craig Cummings to the leadership role. Cummings, with decades of experience in the water utilities industry, has served as the assistant director of water treatment for Arlington since 2014. After a nationwide search, Cummings’ extensive experience and…

Arlington Water Embraces Technology, Begins In-House Pipe-Bursting

Two recent Arlington Water Utilities projects are demonstrating the value created by trenchless water main replacements and gaining attention from communities interested in following Arlington’s lead. The two main renewal projects were planned in areas for Arlington’s water distribution system with a history of water main breaks. In early June, Arlington…

On the Clock with the City of Arlington’s Water Utilities Tower Maintenance

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 Department’s…

Connect with Arlington Water’s Customer Service Improvements

Arlington Water Utilities employees work to make sure residents have a positive experience whether they’re signing up for new service, getting new water lines on their street, or paying their monthly balance. Later this year, the department will begin several new initiatives to enhance customer service and provide more ways…

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…