Posts Tagged With: “Water”


Protecting Our State’s Precious Water Begins With You…


Storm drains and roadside ditches lead directly to our streams, rivers, lakes and bays. So, any pollutants like oil, pet waste, leaves, grass clippings, trash, or dirty water from washing your car, or other outside activities that enter a storm drain eventually get into our state’s precious waters. How can You help? Follow these Simple Tips to help keep our water clean. Never dump anything […]



Utility Bill Adjustments for Pools


Filling your pool for the summer? The City of Harrington can read your water meter and deduct the water used to fill your pool from the sewer bill. Contact City Hall after filling your pool (within 24 hours). This is a free service that is limited to 2 adjustments per year.



Access to Water Meter Pits is Not Allowed


Only City of Harrington employees are allowed to open a water meter pit. Even homeowners and plumbers may not open a water meter pit. No one is allowed to turn the water on or off at the meter or disturb a water meter in any way. If the water must be turned off at the meter, please contact City Hall at 398-3530 during normal business […]



Maintaining Infrastructure: The Story of a Water Leak


Yesterday (September 15), you may have seen Harrington’s Public Works’ crew working on the shoulder of DuPont Highway in front of Liberty Plaza. They were there to fix a water leak, and it took all day. We are going to use this real world example to better understand both the importance of infrastructure maintenance and the upcoming referendum on water projects. Repairing the Leak On […]



What City Services Will You Use Today?


Cities make sure residents receive the services essential to a good quality of life. Many of these services are so much a part of our daily lives and are so dependable, that we rarely give them a second thought. Whether directly or through partnerships, cities are responsible for make sure residents can rely upon: Clean drinking water Sewer systems and water treatment processes Trash collection and […]