Public Works Facility Maintenance Project

Project Description

The City of Arlington Public Works Department will be doing restorative and maintenance work on six sites within the city in the summer of 2022.  This will include two water reservoirs and four stormwater detention ponds.  These facilities have a long service life, but require regular maintenance.  This project will address issues of tree growth that could potentially damage the facilities or inhibit access.  Invasive vegetative species control and sediment removal for detention ponds will also be required.

Project Benefits

  • Prevent damage from potential tree falls on city and adjacent private property
  • Remove invasive vegetation
  • Restore detention pond capacity and functionality
  • Improve access for continued site maintenance

Project Cost and Funding

  • Project cost: $ 53,191.32
  • Funding source: City of Arlington Water & Stormwater Operations Fund

Project Schedule

  • Estimated start: Summer 2022

Coordination with Local Businesses / Residents

Progress updates will be provided by the City on this project webpage to keep local residents and businesses apprised of the project progress. 


If you have questions or concerns on this project, please contact the City Project Hotline at 360-403-3544 or

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Project Documents

Project Updates

  •  Feb 1, 2022 – Request for Bid 
  •  Feb 17, 2022 Bid Opening
  •  March 14, 2022 - Bid awarded to All Phase Brush and Land Clearing.
  • June 6, 2022 - Reservoir 520 clean up to start.
  • July 21, 2022 - Gleneagle Reservoir clean up started.
  • August 12, 2022 - Clean up at Detention Pond 42 to begin Monday, August 15, 2022.
  • August 26, 2022 - Clean up at Detention Pond 2 & 3 will begin on Monday August 29, 2022. The is estimated to be completed within 20 working days.