Tag Archive: water

Feb 28

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

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

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

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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May 31

Longview slates ‘Splash Day’ and events

To kick-off the summer swimming season, the City of Longview Parks and Recreation Department has scheduled Splash Day events offering free admission at Longview Swim Center and Ingram Pool. Longview Swim Center, 1111 W. Fairmont St., will open for the summer with a free admission Splash Day from Noon – 8 p.m., Saturday, June 4. …

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