Tag Archives: Stormwater

Three Ways to Drain Your Swimming Pool Correctly

The City of Arlington’s Stormwater Management Division maintains the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System or storm drain system. It was designed to divert excess rainwater to the many creeks and streams found in the City of Arlington.  Because this system connects our streets, driveways and other impervious surfaces directly to our…

TPWA Names Arlington’s $3.2 Million Drainage Improvement as Project of the Year

The Texas Public Works Association named the City of Arlington’s Royce Drive/Chimney Court Drainage Improvements Project as its Project of the Year. Project Manager Amy Cannon, a Stormwater Civil Engineer, received the award June 17 at the 2016 TPWA Annual Conference in McAllen. Six homes in the area had reported flooding due…

Outreach Program Helps Youth Understand Water Pollution Prevention

Even kids can also play a role in keeping Arlington beautiful and clean. The Stormwater Management Division’s education outreach program provides stormwater pollution and prevention presentations to our local elementary school age students. This program provides elementary school age students with information on the function of the City’s Storm Drain system and…

Presentations Available On Stormwater Flooding and Pollution Prevention

Want to learn how to keep the City’s storm drains and creeks pollution free?The Stormwater Management Division is providing educational presentations about the City’s Storm Drain system and its function in reducing flooding. This outreach program, aimed at homeowners associations, civic and community groups, parent-teacher associations and apartment complex management and…

5 Common Stormwater Pollutants for Residents to Look Out For

The City’s storm drain system was designed to divert stormwater to the many creeks and streams found Arlington. As stormwater flows over yards and impervious surfaces like driveways, streets, roofs and parking lots it picks up pollutants and transports them to these same creeks and streams. These pollutants can have a…