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West Lake Comes Out Swinging Against LCRA
West Lake Hills wants to regain control over its wastewater line
"...At first blush, the fight between the Lower Colorado River Authority and the city of West Lake Hills..."

Aug. 12, 2011 News Feature by Mike Kanin

Austin Falling Short on Clean Air
New rules could pressure Austin to clean up its act
"...do something to make that happen, but the Lower Colorado River Authority is the owner of the rest of..."

July 22, 2011 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Drill, Balcones Road, Drill
Out in West Austin, they're drinking your milkshake
"...Austin Water is responsible for conserving the Colorado River. George Calhoun, the utility's assistant director of pipeline..."

July 2, 2011 News Post by Ramon Martinez

Austin Water: The High Cost of Saving
Proposed water conservation measures come with a price tag
"...Meszaros regarding the city's water contract with the Lower Colorado River Authority – noting that Austin conservation savings don't..."

Feb. 4, 2011 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Can Austin Withstand Multiyear Drought?
"...one-tenth the size it is today and the Lower Colorado River Authority had no real water demands to meet..."

Jan. 12, 2011 Postmarks

The Hightower Report
Simmering Water War; and Vote and Run
"...of water they would use each year? From the Colorado River, draining it and the region's Highland Lakes of..."

Nov. 19, 2010 News Column by Jim Hightower

Eco-Currents: Talking Trash and Raising the Roof
Anti-litter campaign aims to clean up Austin creeks
"...the plant would drain from Central Texas. The Lower Colorado River Authority is considering granting the plant a permit..."

Oct. 15, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Climate Change Crosses County Lines
Study predicts how climate change will affect Texas' future water needs
"...Texas," said James Kowis, water supply strategist for Lower Colorado River Authority. "Our water supply will decrease – and..."

July 30, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Fayette, Don't Spray It
Enviros target LCRA with potential lawsuit over Clean Air Act violations
"...announced last week their "intent to sue" the Lower Colorado River Authority over alleged violations of the Clean Air..."

July 23, 2010 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Plans in Play
The Big Eight
"...Adopted: All Systems Go! Long-Range Transit Plan (2004) Lower Colorado River Authority..."

July 16, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, Feb. 11-18
"...COLORADO RIVER FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER OPEN HOUSE Learn how you can..."

Feb. 12, 2010 News Feature

Into the Wild
Balmorhea might not be one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred, but it scored the movement
"...Beneath the bridge that divides Columbus, Texas, the Colorado River treads so slowly that the current appears to..."

Sept. 18, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Headlines
The week's big news, here and elsewhere
"...court. San Antonio Water System is suing the Lower Colorado River Authority for $1.23 billion for breach of contract..."

Aug. 28, 2009 News Feature

City Hall Hustle: Small Council, Huge Agenda
Maybe they could use a few more members after all ...
"...Park) Brushy Creek's regional wastewater system from the Lower Colorado River Authority. Ultimately, Leander is slated to join in..."

July 24, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Drought Prompts Call for Conservation
With Lake Travis and Barton Springs hit hard by the drought, the call for more conservation funding grows louder
"...The advocacy group cited Lower Colorado River Authority statistics showing Lake Travis is 38 feet..."

July 10, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Stop Draining Lake Travis Dry
"...Dear Editor, As a former member of the Lower Colorado River Authority Lake Travis Advisory Panel and a Lake..."

Feb. 24, 2009 Postmarks

Reasons to Conserve: The Message
Saving water means saving energy and protecting the climate
"...• Removing less water from the Colorado River is environmentally beneficial, because it leaves more for..."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Letter to City Council
Reasons why the city should forestall WTP 4
"...Travis' recreational values, protecting fish and wildlife in the Colorado River, and reducing pumping pressures on Barton Springs...."

Feb. 20, 2009 News Feature

From Penitentiaries to Picture Shows
Spiderwood Studios founder Tommy Warren follows the dream
"...known as a place to launch canoes on the Colorado River that flows right through film-studio property. "When cotton..."

Jan. 30, 2009 Screens Feature by Joe O'Connell

Lake Austin Shoreline Shortcuts Raise Alarm
A new grassroots group aims to draw City Council's attention to environmental concerns of Lake Austin
"...the health of Lake Austin, the section of the Colorado River that runs through Austin's tonier residential areas west..."

Jan. 30, 2009 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

UT's Brackenridge Tract: For Love or Money?
West Austin readies for another battle over redevelopment
"...The 503 acres of the Brackenridge Tract, along the Colorado River in West Austin, are once again under consideration..."

Sept. 26, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Before the Well Runs Dry
The city moves toward conservation, but is it moving fast enough?
"...of Austin's treated wastewater is currently released into the Colorado River. In a project intended to replace the use..."

Aug. 22, 2008 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Happenings
"...Municipal Golf Course and 500 student apartments. 9am-1pm. Lower Colorado River Authority's Redbud Center, 3601 Lake Austin Blvd., 974-2865...."

July 11, 2008 News Feature

Curious Development Afoot Over Aquifer
Proposed development in sensitive recharge zone prompts requests for contested case hearing with commission charged with reviewing developer's land application permit
"...with the developer's engineer and someone from the Lower Colorado River Authority...."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Preserving What's Left
A 2,400-acre spot south of Buda could be the latest conservation easement purchased to maintain the health of the Edwards Aquifer
"...he intends to meet with officials from the Lower Colorado River Authority to discuss the management of Onion Creek,..."

Feb. 1, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Time to Grab your Life Preservers
The last of the boating restrictions on the local lakes may be lifted Monday.
"...that most of Lake Austin, Town Lake and the Colorado River below Longhorn dam have reopened. However, for safety..."

July 22, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

No Break for Boaters
Travis stays closed, Barton Springs opens.
"...recreational boaters: that's the latest word from the Lower Colorado River Authority. Although it's down ten feet from last..."

July 13, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Break Out the Paddles
The lakes are re-opening, but the process could be very slow.
"...Finally, some good news from the Lower Colorado River Authority on the floods. Lake LBJ and Inks..."

July 6, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

You're Never Going Boating Ever Again
Watercraft ban on Austin waterways extended yet again, to Friday.
"...for all of Lake Austin, Town Lake and the Colorado River below the Longhorn Dam through noon Friday, July..."

July 3, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

Boating Ban Expands
Restrictions now include all of Lake Austin, Town Lake, and the Colorado River below the Longhorn Dam.
"...for all of Lake Austin, Town Lake and the Colorado River below the Longhorn Dam through noon Friday, June..."

June 27, 2007 News Post by Lee Nichols

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