Category Archives: Water Utilities

Engineers Turn Dreams Into Reality

National Engineers Week is February 19 to 25, 2012. The City of Arlington, along with numerous corporations and government agencies, will take part in this nationally recognized celebration in order to recognize the contributions engineers make to society and the importance of the profession. City of Arlington engineers will be recognized…

Rains Increase Lake Level

Remember August of last year? Who wouldn’t? Record breaking 100 degree days and no rain caused drought conditions all across north Texas. The extended drought and hot temperatures also decreased Arlington’s lake level to below 541 feet, causing lake officials to close boat ramps and restrict certain types of boating and…

Water Restrictions Could Stiffen by Year End

Recent rains have helped, but North Texas is still in a drought and Arlington residents remain under water restrictions. With no end in sight to the drought, those restrictions could stiffen later this year, according to the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD). Water Utilities Director Julie Hunt provided a report Tuesday to…

Nine Month Road Construction Project Begins in South Arlington

The City of Arlington will begin construction on a 42-inch water transmission line this week. The water line construction will run from the intersection of W. Pleasant Ridge Road and Little Road, south on W. Green Oaks Blvd, under I-20, to the intersection of W. Green Oaks Blvd. and Forest Bend…