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Electric Co-op's Board Under Fire
Hundreds of Pedernales Electric Cooperative's customers showed up at board's annual meeting to criticize election procedures and financial practices
"...an anticipated wholesale electric rate increase from the Lower Colorado River Authority. Salaries, including $188,000 for board Chair W.W...."

June 22, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

More Subdivision Water Worries
Pedernales Canyon Trail homeowners worry cluster of new homes next to their upscale community will literally suck the groundwater out from under them
"...In a neighborhood with riverfront views and neighbors like Dixie Chick Natalie Maines –..."

June 15, 2007 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

To the Lighthouse
After 20 years, WTP4 returns to a still unanswered question: Do we need it?
"...for the new plant at all. "The LCRA [Lower Colorado River Authority] and Austin envisioned that they would provide..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

On the Waterfront
As development accelerates along Town Lake, Austin faces urgent choices
"...the same South Shore Central subdistrict – across the river from Downtown – development pressures, battles, and opportunities have..."

Jan. 19, 2007 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...electric customers and the health and well-being of the Colorado River, the Highland Lakes, and the Edwards and Trinity..."

Oct. 20, 2006 Column

LCRA Has Forgotten Its Mission
"...electric customers and the health and well-being of the Colorado River, the Highland Lakes, and the Edwards and Trinity..."

Oct. 17, 2006 Postmarks

Anger at Water Plant Plan Boils Over
City planners and residents at odds over future use of Guerrero Park
"...million water treatment plant in the Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park announced last week, speakers from across Austin..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...Green Water Treatment Plant to Guerrero Park on the Colorado River, as AWU director Chris Lippe presented the proposal..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature

Who's the Hog in This Circle C Water Fight?
Fight between golf course and LCRA shows it's not easy being green
"...water use isn't theirs for the taking. The Lower Colorado River Authority says the irrigation system, if allowed to..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...• The city of Rollingwood and the Lower Colorado River Authority are at odds over the cost of..."

April 29, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Naked City
Nonprofit director vows to continue promoting green space
"...and $10 million for the ambitious Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Park in East Austin. When the foundation's executive..."

March 4, 2005 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Residents and environmentalists want Western Travis development slowed
"...The Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors voted unanimously last Wednesday..."

Feb. 25, 2005 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Naked City
"...• Frustrated with the Lower Colorado River Authority's role in furthering development in the Hill..."

Feb. 18, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Top 10 Local Stories
Central Texas in 2005
"...nonexistent. Aiding and abetting these endeavors is the Lower Colorado River Authority, an agency that's never rejected an invitation..."

Jan. 7, 2005 News Feature

LCRA Gets Its Pipe On
A near-unanimous vote to bring surface water to Hamilton Pool Road
"...Surprise, surprise. The Lower Colorado River Authority board of directors on Tuesday gave General..."

Dec. 10, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

We Had a Little Plan ...
The decision of the Hamilton Pool Road waterline waits – or doesn't – on the outcome of three regional planning efforts
"...western Travis and northern Hays counties, where the Lower Colorado River Authority wants to extend its water utility reach...."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

LCRA's $10,000 'Stepchildren'
Eager to open the tap for new development, the LCRA wants a premium from the folks who already live out West
"...for $10,000? No, thanks. That's the value the Lower Colorado River Authority has placed on each tap it would..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Water Flows Downhill
Regional water plan nears completion while LCRA looks to move water westward
"...counties, where few environmental regulations currently exist. The Lower Colorado River Authority says the growth can't be stopped, but..."

Nov. 19, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
The river authority prepares to move forward with water-pipeline plans
"...The Lower Colorado River Authority kicked off the first of two open..."

Nov. 12, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

County OKs Rocky Creek
New Hill Country Coalition fails (for now) to stop Hamilton Pool project
"...firm guarantee of surface water service from the Lower Colorado River Authority, whose board has not yet voted on..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...that regulatory inspectors had only recently approved. The Lower Colorado River Authority has fined developer Rusty Parker $5,000 for..."

Oct. 8, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Mud Still Flowing at Lick Creek
The West Cypress Hills development still can't make the Lick Creek water run clear again
"...Tom Hegemeir, a water resources engineer with the Lower Colorado River Authority, met with the development team last week..."

July 16, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Lick Creek: The Crisis Continues
Stop-work orders keep piling up on West Cypress Hills
"...already under another stop-work order, issued by the Lower Colorado River Authority, to halt all construction at the site..."

July 9, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Travis Co. Manifest Destiny
Some of the central organizational players in the land and water wars of western Travis Co.
"...Lower Colorado River Authority: A quasi-governmental water and power supply agency,..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

LCRA Express Spawns Hamilton Pool Traffic Jam
Despite plenty of reasons to go slow, the agency – and its developer friends – are in a big hurry
"...new homes and a 7-mile pipeline that the Lower Colorado River Authority would build along Hamilton Pool Road (FM..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
A proposed LCRA water line – and 1,300 new homes – alarm the neighbors
"...the last year negotiating with environmentalists and the Lower Colorado River Authority over a proposed new water pipeline. But..."

May 7, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Same old story: developers vs. environmentalists
"...map at www.lcra.org), before the board of the Lower Colorado River Authority. Even the location of the hearing –..."

April 30, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Neighbors get organized, call on Todd Baxter, and cut a deal with the LCRA
"...trees from getting axed or sheared by the Lower Colorado River Authority, had told his fellow neighbors to meet..."

March 26, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...of Public Affairs, on the UT campus, 2315 Red River. With the theme "Fulfilling America's Promise," the forum will..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

'A Proprietary Love'
High-strung, hot-tempered Tom Miller made self-interest -- and his feuds with LBJ -- into Austin history.
"...do -- get both the feds and the Lower Colorado River Authority, under the control of Johnson's political mentor..."

July 4, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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