Water is an essential resource that sustains life and keeps our homes running smoothly. To ensure a continuous water supply, it is crucial to understand and maintain the components responsible for delivering water to our properties. In this comprehensive guide, we'll explore key aspects of your water service, from reading meters to preventing frozen pipes and maintaining the essential stop box.
October 27, 2023
By: Lincoln Water System | Tags: Efficiency
Discover effective strategies for conserving water outdoors and saving money on your water bill. Learn how to optimize your watering schedule, maintain your irrigation system, and make smart choices for your landscape. Find answers to commonly asked questions about water conservation and get in touch with Lincoln Water System for assistance.
July 25, 2023
By: Lincoln Water System | Tags: Environment • Sustainability
Severe tornadoes, flooding, and other emergency situations can sweep through cities, towns, and villages while leaving behind millions of dollars in damage in just moments. A city’s reaction and ability to adapt to each unique situation can make all the difference in how many lives are impacted by the event. When the sky darkens, LTU’s leadership team looks to its longtime Security and American Public Works Association (APWA) Accreditation Manager Dave Thurber for guidance.
July 18, 2023
By: Erika Hill | Tags: Safety • Efficiency
In America, 40% of the food is wasted; yet, one in eight Americans struggles to put food on the table. It takes a lot of resources and energy to make, transport, deliver, and consume the food we eat. Wasted food also wastes your hard-earned money. The average family of four spends about $1,500 on food each year that ends up being uneaten.
March 15, 2023
By Solid Waste Management | Tags: Efficiency • Sustainability
Get to know Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU)! Learn more about the 11 divisions that make up the department and what they’re working on in this eight minute video.
December 2, 2022
Tags: Efficiency • Innovation • Quality of Life
As we approach Independence Day and its fiery celebrations, remember to prepare for your celebrations AND the cleanup that follows.
July 1, 2022
By Solid Waste Management | Tags: Environment • Safety
At the 11th Annual Nebraska Excavation Safety Summit, known as Common Ground Nebraska (CGN), Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) Water Utility Equipment Operator Hugo Perez, received the Excavator of the Year Award. Hugo is a very deserving professional who received the Golden Shovel Plaque, an embroidered jacket and $150 gift card, which was presented at the summit held at the Lancaster County Event Center on February 23.
March 31, 2022
By Lincoln Water System | Tags: Safety • Efficiency
Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) has a team of Wastewater System Utility Equipment Operators who continuously inspect and perform needed maintenance on wastewater mains underneath the streets to sustain this important infrastructure vital to our city. If the team discovers an issue, they then play Sherlock Holmes to determine what property is involved and who the responsible owner is for notification.
February 9, 2022
By Lincoln Wastewater System | Tags: Efficiency • Technology
The Lincoln community enjoys a multitude of benefits like beautiful parks, vibrant city, efficient essential services, fun entertainment, and most of all, clean and healthy living. But how? An important part of Lincoln’s infrastructure is a complex stormwater system that protects the community from potential flooding and offers environmentally friendly solutions to help maintain a waste-free city.
February 8, 2022
By Watershed Management | Tags: Environment • Sustainability
Public transportation is a lifeline for many as it connects people to places and possibilities. Transit helps build thriving communities, creates jobs, eases traffic congestion, and promotes a cleaner environment.
February 2, 2022
By StarTran | Tags: Sustainability • Quality of Life
Lincoln Transportation and Utilities (LTU) Lincoln Wastewater System teammates recently received six awards from national and international organizations related to their work contributing to sustainability and safety. This latest recognition brings the total to eight awards LTU wastewater facilities have won in 2021 and late 2020.
December 9, 2021
By Lincoln Wastewater System | Tags: Safety • Sustainability
If you live in Nebraska, you certainly expect all kinds of weather, including ice and snow. Mother Nature can be nice, or fierce, but we all know she will do what she wants, when she wants and for how long she wants. We imagine you, like Lincoln’s snowfighters, want to prepare and have a plan for what may come.
November 19, 2021
By Maintenance Operations | Tags: Safety • Technology
It all began when Suzanne Oehm, Office Specialist, from Lincoln Wastewater System heard about the City-County Wellness 30-day step challenge. She was all in! Her recruiting mission was on.
November 12, 2021
By Lincoln Wastewater System | Tags: Quality of Life
Students are currently exploring the world of waste, worms and why both matter in today’s environment through their LPS garbology curriculum.
October 20, 2021
By Solid Waste Management | Tags: Environment • Sustainability
Lincoln Transportation and Utilities’ (LTU) goal is to provide walking routes to get students to school safely each day.
October 6, 2021
By Traffic Engineering | Tags: Safety • Technology