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Introducing Administrator Pruitt


Date: 2/22/2017

Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr

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17-year-old arrested in murder of man near Lake Arlington last month

Dallas News

Date: 2/18/2017 9:08:00 PM

A 17-year-old was arrested Thursday in the murder of a man near Lake Arlington in Fort Worth last month, police said. Police arrested Armando Bundage about 4:30 p.m. in connection with the slaying of 27-year-old Karnell Brown Jan. 12, according to a police

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Water will be smelly in Arlington for a couple more weeks

Star Telegram

Date: 2/16/2017 11:11:00 AM

But with Kubala closed, Pierce-Burch is carrying the load. It takes its water exclusively from Lake Arlington, which has been a virtual incubator for algae, thanks to unseasonably warm winter weather. Pishkur said the upgrade project is on budget and

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New senior center, firefighters civil service on Arlington ballot

Star Telegram

Date: 2/15/2017 1:50:00 AM

The council action effectively caps the cost at $45 million. The center would be built on wooded property at the Pierce-Burch Water Treatment Plant’s 25-acre site just east of Lake Arlington Open to residents age 50 and over, the facility could include a

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City monitors algae blooms in lake


Date: 2/15/2017

Blue-green algae is growing in Lake Arlington, which is temporarily the only source of drinking water for the city. “It’s a big a curve ball nature has thrown at us,” said Craig Cummings, Arlington Water Utilities assistant director. On Monday

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• River: West Fork Trinity River
• Surface Area: 2,275 Acres
• Volume: 40,188 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 143 Square Miles
• Maximum Depth: 51 feet
Lake Arlington is on Village Creek in the Trinity River basin seven miles west of Arlington in Tarrant County (at 32°43' N, 97°12' W). It is owned and operated by the city of Arlington. Construction of the dam began on May 15, 1956, and was completed on July 19, 1957. The lake has a capacity of 45,710 acre-feet with a surface area of 2,275 acres at the spillway. The spillway crest elevation is 550 feet above mean sea level. The drainage area above the dam is 143 square miles. The lake serves area residents as a recreational and fishing spot and provides water for the city of Arlington.

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