5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

HC Partners with Fathom Water Mgmt.

Real-Time Monitoring, Leak Detection Are Some of the Benefits of New Water Utility Service

haltom city fathom utility water managementHaltom City & FathomTM Water Management, Inc. (Fathom), the utility-to-utility Smart Grid for Water technology leader, have announced a new partnership. Haltom City, the fifth municipality in Texas to adopt Fathom’s water management platform, will implement Fathom’s complete suite of software and managed services solutions to recover lost revenue and improve customer experiences. Fathom will also open a local customer service center in Haltom City to provide residents with a physical location where they can pay bills and manage their accounts.

Over the next few months, Fathom & Haltom City be will be installing new automated water meters that will communicate electronically and give Haltom City customers the ability to monitor their water usage and deliver important real-time information. Regular usage and usage spikes can be monitored and reported, providing citizens the opportunity to detect water leaks. The ability to detect leaks early can result in money savings for our customers. More details will be shared here on the City’s website as progress ensues.

“Haltom City is proud to serve as a role model for smart, responsible water use,” said Rex Phelps, Assistant City Manager of Haltom City. “Fathom’s software solutions will allow us to operate with greater efficiency, bill customers more accurately and deliver unparalleled customer support. The Fathom partnership provides multiple benefits for both Haltom City and its residents, and we are thrilled to join this network.”

“Communities across the United States are struggling with high—and continually rising—wholesale water prices,” said Trevor Hill, CEO of Fathom. “Our mission at Fathom is to reduce the burden that water scarcity places on both utilities and their residents by providing actionable data insights to drive efficiency at both the environmental and financial levels.”

About Fathom

Fathom provides comprehensive meter-to-customer solutions to help water utilities do more with declining resources. Fathom’s cloud-based geospatial offerings, including Meter Data Management (MDM), Customer Information System (CIS) and U2You (Utility-to-You) online customer portal, are rapidly deployable, risk-free and transform real-time meter data into a proven, turn-key, single-source, meter-to-cash solution. Founded in 2003, the company has more than 150 employees based in Phoenix, Austin, and Alpharetta, GA and over 150 public water systems and partners.

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Sewer Leak Adjustment

haltom city utility billingIf you had a water leak during the months of December, January, or February, please notify the Utility Billing Department before April 30th, 2017 for consideration of sewer leak adjustment. Higher water consumption during those months could affect your sewer rate for the upcoming year. A plumbing repair bill will be required.

Contact Utility Billing at 817-222-7717.

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Fund the Super 7

haltom city utility billingEvery month, for less than a cup of coffee, you can help fund special projects throughout Haltom City. Residents and business owners who want to help can make a $.50 cent minimum donation on their utility bill each month for one or all five the following donation funds:

  • Haltom City Animal Services
  • Haltom City Fire Department
  • Haltom City Police Department
  • Haltom City Parks and Recreation
  • Haltom City Public Library
  • Haltom City Veterans Memorial
  • Haltom City Senior Center

All of the money collected by your donation will be dedicated to the specified departments chosen by you.

Here are some of the special projects that were funded through your utility bill donations:

  • The Animal Shelter has been able to give their home­less animals additional medical treatments and surgeries to keep them healthy and save their lives until they get adopted.
  • The Fire Department has purchased smoke detectors, public education materials, take clown training and hosted the annual firefighter recognition awards banquet.
  • The Police Department purchased new Tasers for all officers, body-worn cameras for all officers and an interview and interrogation room with an audio/video record­ing system.
  • The Parks and Recreation Department has purchased equipment that better prepares their ball fields, expanded their fitness room and most recently, purchased the new water bottle filling station outside of the big gym.
  • The Library purchased a credit card machine, end panels for library shelving, a Library app, a printer for public computers and recycling containers for the public.
  • Donate to aid in the construction and maintenance of a Veterans Memorial that will be constructed at Haltom Road Park. You may also donate to this project on a one-time basis by contacting the City Manager's Office.

There are a couple of ways to sign up for this donation...fill out the online form below, include a donation in your monthly water bill, stop by Utility Billing at City Hall or call 817-222-7717. City Hall is located at 5024 Broadway Ave., Haltom City, TX  76117.

 

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Simple Recycling - Textiles

New Orange Bags are Being Distributed, Replacing the Green Bags

haltom city simple recyclingThe City of Haltom City is now offering an exciting new service which will allow residents to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, and household items with curbside pick-up on the regular Tuesday or Wednesday (depending on your address) trash and recycling collection day.

The company, Simple Recycling, provides this service at no cost to Haltom City residents. This free service is entirely voluntary and at the discretion of the residents. Those who wish to continue delivering their items to a particular charity instead can continue to do so. The main reason of offering this service to residents is to keep these items out of our landfills.

This new program only applies to single family residential households with curbside recycling pick-up. For more information please call 866-835-5068 or visit the Simple Recycling website linked above.

 

 Items accepted include:

  • Bedding (sheets, pillow cases, blankets, comforters)
  • belts & ties
  • books
  • bras
  • coats & jackets
  • fashion accessories
  • handbags & purses
  • hats & gloves
  • kitchenware
  • linens
  • pillows
  • sandals & slippers (in pairs)
  • socks (single or in pairs)
  • stuffed animals
  • table linens
  • tools
  • towels
  • toys
  • undergarments

Items they cannot accept include:

  • appliances
  • furniture
  • tires
  • paint
  • carpeting
  • mattresses
  • traditional recyclables (metal, glass & paper)
  • hazardous waste

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Water & Sewer Rates to Change

haltom city utility billingHaltom City purchases water and sewer service from the City of Fort Worth. Each year the City of Fort Worth reviews their rate structure and makes necessary adjustments and each year those adjustments have been passed on to their customer cities, who in turn adjust their rates accordingly to their citizens. The new rates will take effect on November 1, 2015.

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Watering Restrictions In Effect

tarrant regional water district water restrictionsDue to the likelihood and the persistence of drought conditions throughout North Texas and the anticipated increase in demands going into the summer, the Tarrant Regional Water District has determined that the best way to conserve the areas water supplies until the drought ends is to initiate Stage 1 of our drought plan. Stage 1 restrictions were initiated June 3rd, 2013.

Under Stage 1 restrictions households and businesses are limited in sprinkler watering to two days per week with the two days determined by the address of the location.

Residential addresses ending in an even number may water on Wednesdays and Saturdays while residential addresses ending in an odd number may water on Thursdays and Sundays. All non-residential locations, such as apartment complexes, businesses, industries, parks, medians, etc. may water on Tuesdays and Fridays. No watering, regardless of address, may take place between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. on any day.

Hand watering and the use of soaker hoses or drip irrigation systems, for things such as foundations, is allowed for up to two hours on any day.

More information can be found at SaveTarrantWater.com.

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Utility Billing

  • HC Partners with Fathom Water Mgmt.

    Haltom City & FathomTM Water Management, Inc. (Fathom), the utility-to-utility Smart Grid for Water technology leader, have announced a new partnership. Haltom City, the...

  • Fund the Super 7

    Every month, for less than a cup of coffee, you can help fund special projects throughout Haltom City. Residents and business owners who want to help can make a $.50 cent...

  • Simple Recycling - Textiles

    The City of Haltom City is now offering an exciting new service which will allow residents to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, and household items with curbside pick-up on the...

  • Watering Restrictions In Effect

    Due to the likelihood and the persistence of drought conditions throughout North Texas and the anticipated increase in demands going into the summer, the Tarrant Regional...

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