Fats, oils and grease, known collectively as “FOG,” represent the most serious enemy of our sewer lines so it’s important — and easy — to keep them out.
Water & Utility News
Arlington’s water system is more dependable than ever with the completion of a new water transmission line that improves redundancy and capacity to the Minor Hill Reservoir .
Highlights of items coming before the Arlington County Board at its June meeting.
It’s National Public Works Week but to keep things running in Arlington, you need a year-round, 24/7 effort.
Arlington’s safe and dependable drinking water may taste slightly different next week as the regional supply system undergoes its annual spring cleaning.
The Virginia Resources Authority’s (VRA) refinancing of two Wastewater and Water System Revenue Bonds will save the County $2.2 million in reduced interest rates on those loans over the next 14 years. The loans were one of the funding sources for the County’s massive, $568 million upgrade and expansion of its aging Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP).
A new water main project will improve the water system’s reliability by adding redundancy
The County has replaced almost all old-fashioned water meters—the kind that must be read by eye–in favor of devices that can send their data to collection vehicles passing down neighborhood streets.
The County has fixed a broken pipe and tested the waters. Sewage is no longer present.
Avoid stream water below the pedestrian bridge above Military Road Public, pets should stay out of water Arlington County today advised the public to avoid water downstream of the pedestrian bridge on Donaldson Run near Military Road because of a broken sewage pipe and sewage release. The spill was discovered near the 3000 block of […]