Tag Archive: water

Apr 04 2012

City Offices Closed for Easter

City of Longview offices will be closed Friday, April 6 in observance of Good Friday. All City offices will resume regular business hours Monday, April 9. Garbage collection will remain on regular schedule. The Compost Site will be closed Friday, April 6, but will be open Saturday, April 7. The Longview Public Library and the …

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Apr 03 2012

Are you BalanceD? The importance of water

Are you BalanceD? By Caty Millburg- Nutrition Expert             How much pure water do you get a day?  Chances are it is not enough to keep your body at full functionality.  In fact, water makes up for more than half of the body’s weight.  Body water acts in many areas of the body including lubricating …

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Mar 15 2012

Water restrictions mandatory

The City of Tyler is reminding citizens that the mandatory water restrictions implemented in December are still in effect. Lake Tyler is currently 4.58 feet below spillway levels and Lake Palestine is 2.54 feet low. Step Two drought measures call for mandatory water conservation measures to prohibit water waste.  Water waste is defined as washing …

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Mar 15 2012

Is the earth bursting at the seams, or is there plenty of room for more?

By James J. Jackson The United Nations warns us that the world’s population is about to surpass 7 Billion people. Many fear this is the result of ‘population explosion’, described as a condition where an organism’s numbers exceed the carrying capacity of its habitat..”. Experts opine that, “Humans are 10,000 more common than they should …

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Feb 28 2012

Soaking the customer

Private companies are aggressively trying to expand their share of the water service market, and too often we’re getting a raw deal. By Wenonah Hauter Ruby Williams, a 78-year-old Aqua Pennsylvania customer, got stuck with a $40,000 water bill because of a serious leak in the pipes under her home in Bristol Township, Pennsylvania. After her …

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Feb 07 2012

Volunteers needed

Volunteers are invited to help make the Teague Park pond and surrounding area cleaner during the Waterway Cleanup. The annual event begins at 9am, Saturday, February 18, 2012, at Teague Park, 415 American Legion Blvd. In addition to the normal cleanup activities, the event will feature a visit from the Longview Fire Department Dive Team …

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Oct 06 2011

Drought measures taken

Effective Sunday, Oct. 9, the City of Tyler Water Utilities Department is implementing voluntary “Step One” of the Drought Contingency Measures as outlined in Article X (Water Conservation/Emergency Demand Management Plan) of the City of Tyler Code of Ordinances. Step One Drought Measures are typically taken when the average daily water consumption reaches 85 percent …

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Aug 23 2011

Managing water bills

With the hot, dry summer Tyler is experiencing, managing water consumption and controlling water bills is a challenge.  The City of Tyler Water Utilities Department advises focusing efforts on irrigation systems to make the most impact. “Typically, domestic water use – meaning the water used inside the home for drinking, showering and laundry – does …

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