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Industrial Pretreatment

The Industrial Pretreatment program regulates the disposal of industrial wastewater through applicable federal, state, and local rules and regulations. The rules and regulations are designed to protect the wastewater treatment plant from pollutants that cause an upset or pass through. The Program also protects the physical infrastructure for safe operation and maintenance of the wastewater collection system.

Liquid Waste Transporters

Water Resource Services monitors businesses that transport and dispose of non-hazardous liquid waste.

City Ordinances

View copies of sections from the Arlington, TX codes of ordinances. Please read the disclaimer.

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Individual Surcharge User Fees

Fiscal Year 2019

    • Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
      $0.08287 per pound
    • Total Suspended Solids (TSS)
      $0.12067 per pound
    • Inspections Monitoring Analysis Grease Abatement (IMAG)
      $0.10826 per 1,000 gallon

Commercial User Class Rate Billing

Fiscal Year 2019

    • Class Rate Billing – Group I
      (food service establishments, bars, cafeterias, etc…)
      $1,24544 per 1,000 gallon of sewer usage
    • Class Rate Billing – Group II
      (automotive and equipment service or repair facilities)
      $0.39019 per 1,000 gallon of sewer usage

Backflow Prevention Fees (effective October 1, 2018)

    • Annual Backflow Assembly Registration
      The Annual Backflow Assembly Registration will only apply to high hazard assemblies.
    • Annual Backflow Tester Registration