Archive for December, 2011

City Water Crews Search for Water Leak along Western Street

Dec 27, 2011 Comments Off by fhibbs

Late Friday night, the City of Amarillo, Utilities Division, received several complaints of a water leak on the west side of the 1500 – 1700 block of North Western Street.  Water Distribution crews were called in to locate the water leak and begin repairs to the line.  One of two major 30 inch Well Water [...]

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City Prepares For Winter Weather

Dec 19, 2011 Comments Off by fhibbs

The National Weather Service is currently predicting 3 to 6 inches of snow for the Amarillo area. The City of Amarillo is implementing its standard plans and preparations based on this forecast.  The plan is a collaborative effort of several city departments, state agencies, emergency responders and community organizations to prepare and combine resources to [...]

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Weather Emergency Operations Center Opens

Dec 19, 2011 Comments Off by fhibbs

The Amarillo Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is in 24-hour activation in anThe Amarillo Emergency Operations Center (EOC) is in 24-hour activation in anticipation of severe winter weather. The EOC is monitoring the National Weather Service forecast and is coordinating operational responses with Department of Public Safety, Texas Department of Transportation and Potter and Randall Counties. [...]

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for the New Combined High Service and Transfer Pump Station

Dec 08, 2011 Comments Off by fhibbs

The City of Amarillo is pleased to announce the opening of the new Combined High Service and Transfer Pump Station at the Osage Water Treatment Plant today.  The City Commission lead the Ribbon Cutting this afternoon of the new dual service pump station that will supply potable drinking water directly to the distribution system and [...]

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2011 Groundwater Supply Award

Dec 06, 2011 Comments Off by fhibbs

The National Groundwater Association (NGWA) awarded Daniel B. Stephens & Associates, Inc.  (DBS&A) of Albuquerque, New Mexico the 2011 Groundwater Supply Award for their work on the City of Amarillo Potter County Well Field. DBS&A was recognized for their innovative approach and multi-faceted contributions to the development of this substantial new water supply for the [...]

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