New name, same game in LR wastewater treatment | Arkansas Blog

Thursday, June 22, 2017

New name, same game in LR wastewater treatment

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 12:19 PM

click to enlarge reclamation.jpg
I'm old enough to remember when Little Rock had a Sewer Committee.

The latest sign of changing times is the new name for Little Rock Wastewater, which provides sanitary sewer service. Henceforth, it is to be the Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority. It will also have a new logo and motto — One Water, One Future. Said a release:

CEO Greg Ramon said the changes more clearly communicate what the utility is doing and its future direction. “We don’t waste water; we reclaim it, clean it and recycle it back into the Arkansas River,” said Ramon. “The treated water we release into the Arkansas River surpasses current water quality standards.” The name also more closely aligns with the organization’s name of the governing body, Little Rock Water Reclamation Commission.

The logo now reflects the foundational role Little Rock Water Reclamation Authority plays in advancing a healthy and thriving urban environment. It depicts the cycle of water once it is reclaimed, then treated and ultimately released into the environment, abandoning the implication that water is wasted.  ...

Tags: , ,

From the ArkTimes store


Comments (6)

Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-6 of 6

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

Readers also liked…

  • Super Bowl line

    Over to you.
    • Feb 7, 2016
  • City Board votes to table homeless feeding ordinance for 8 weeks, study with commission

    The Little Rock Board of Directors voted tonight to table for eight weeks an ordinance that homeless advocates say would severely limit the ability of charities to feed homeless people in city parks. Before the ordinance was punted, Vice Mayor Kathy Webb proposed a nine-member commission to study the issue and make recommendations to the board.
    • May 16, 2017
  • Auditor Lea caught not telling the truth

    State Auditor Andrea Lea, who began her tenure in statewide office with a degree of competence unseen in some other Republican counterparts (think Treasurer Dennis Milligan particularly), is becoming more deeply mired in a political scandal.
    • Mar 4, 2016

Most Shared

  • 'Cemetery angel' Ruth Coker Burks featured in new short film

    Ruth Coker Burks, the AIDS caregiver and activist memorably profiled by David Koon as the cemetery angel in Arkansas Times in 2015, is now the subject of a short film made by actress Rose McGowan.
  • Buyer remorse

    Out here in flyover country, you can't hardly go by the feed store without running into a reporter doing one of those Wisdom of the Heartland stories.
  • Not Whitewater

    Just think: If Democrats had turned out 78,000 more votes in three states in November, people could be reveling today in the prospect of impeaching and convicting President Hillary Clinton, not Donald Trump, as some Republican lawmakers had promised to try to do if she won.
  • Head-shaking

    Another edition of so-much-bad-news-so-little space.

Most Recent Comments



© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation