Tag Archives: Put Technology to Work

National Engineers’ Group Calls Arlington’s Sewer-Inspecting Robot a ‘Game Changer’

The American Society of Civil Engineers has recognized a new Arlington project to examine sanitary sewer lines with the help of a multi-sensor robot as one of 15 Infrastructure Game Changers. The designation highlights trend-setting projects nationwide that address pressing infrastructure needs. The robot evaluations are being made possible by a…

Put Technology to Work: Driverless Vehicles on the Horizon

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology To Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities including investing in our economy, supporting quality education,…

Floating Robot Helps Arlington Examine Underground Sewer Pipes, Identify Potential Problems

A new robot exploring miles of Arlington’s underground sanitary sewer lines is outfitted with high-tech sensors designed to detect structural flaws and obstructions before they create expensive problems for the City. Fortunately, the nearly $500,000 device doesn’t also have a sense of smell. On Monday, Arlington Water Utilities engineers and UTA Civil…

Arlington Launches Website to Explore Apartment Complexes, Extended Stay Properties

The City of Arlington recently launched a new website aimed at providing tenants and property owners with inspection scores, how to report or address common code violations and other useful information related to apartment complexes and extended stay properties within the American Dream City. The Rapid Reference Guide, which took about…

Put Technology to Work: Public Library Program Increases Teen Digital Literacy

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology To Work” as a priority. Technology touches all parts of the city life – our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities including investing in our economy, supporting quality education, enhancing regional mobility and championing…

Annual Marketing and Social Media Conference Continues to Grow

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department hosted its 5th Annual Brand+Aid Marketing & Social Media Conference last month at the Bob Duncan Center. Bringing over 160 marketing and parks and recreation professionals from around the country to the American Dream City, attendees learned new skills and tools for better marketing their…

City Uses Pre-Chlorinated Pipe Bursting Method To Replace Aging Water Mains

A neighborhood water main replacement project typically means weeks of noisy construction equipment, torn up streets and intermittent water shut offs for affected residents. But that may be a thing of the past for Arlington neighborhoods thanks to an alternative water main replacement technique known as pre-chlorinated pipe bursting that is…