Consumer Confidence Report Water Quality Report-2017-ENG - Page 6

Is your bill higher than expected? Summer months are when Arlington residents use the most water, whether they are filling swimming pools or irrigating lawns. We know some water use can come as a surprise. Here are some common causes of unexpected usage and resources to help. Ŕ"MFBLZUPJMFUDBOCFBTOFBLZXBUFSXBTUFSCFDBVTFUIFŏMFBLŐJTOōU outwardly visible. But, a running toilet can waste as much as 200 gallons of water a day and that can add up to 6,000 a month or more. Visit the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week website to learn more about how to fix household leaks. www.epa.gov/watersense/fix-leak-week. Ŕ"OJSSJHBUJPOTZTUFNUIBUJTTXJUDIJOHPOXIFOZPVEPOōUFYQFDUJU to or one that has one or more leaks can add up quickly on your water bill. Just a leak 1/32nd of an inch in diameter (about the thickness of a dime) can waste about 6,300 gallons of water per month. Arlington Water Utilities and Tarrant Regional Water District offer free sprinkler system assessments to homeowners. Visit www. savearlingtonwater.com to sign up. Ŕ"SMJOHUPO8BUFS6UJMJUJFTQSPWJEFTPQUJPOTGPSDVTUPNFSTGBDJOH emergencies that affect their ability to pay. Visit www.arlingtontx. gov/water or call 817-275-5931 to learn more. Get online and be in the know Arlington Water Utilities wants to keep residents informed about their water service. A new email system notifies customers with active email accounts on file when an emergency or planned service interruption is happening in their neighborhood. Later this year, we’ll also be introducing new features that will help many customers keep track of their daily water usage online. Water customers who have registered to view their bills online will be able to immediately take advantage of these new services. CREATE AN ACCOUNT Go to www.arlingtontx.gov/wateronline. You will need your Arlington Water Utilities account number. PROVIDE CONTACT INFORMATION. Email address required. ACTIVATE YOUR ACCOUNT. You will receive an email from water@arlingtontx.gov with a link. Follow it and log in to activate. 6