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Austin Water Issues Boil Notice
When will we get good water back? Good question.
"...officials painted a more optimistic picture, saying the boil water order could be lifted this weekend. Read story...."

Oct. 23, 2018 News Post by Chase Hoffberger

Austin's Water Prospectors
New city rules have slowed the demand, but urban wells remain a hot commodity in wealthy neighborhoods
"...There's a price to pay for watering lawns and filling swimming pools, but hundreds of Austin..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

Water Use Goals a Joke
"...Member Lee Leffingwell has been a “strong advocate for water conservation” and point to Leffingwell’s “green bona fides” as..."

March 25, 2008 Postmarks

Money's Green, Too
The Nature Conservancy & Big Bidness Makes Cents
"...It is precisely this sort of green/corporate relationship that the TNC hoped to foster this year..."

Nov. 3, 1995 News Feature

Point, Counterpoint
The debate over WTP4 goes to a public forum
"...Should Austin build a new water treatment plant to ensure the city's future water needs,..."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Naked City
Moving treatment plant draws both applause and scrutiny from enviros
"...called last week for relocation of the Thomas C. Green Water Treatment Plant. Green is the city's oldest plant,..."

Aug. 12, 2005 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

The Daily Hustle: 4/20/10
Richard Garriott. 4/20. Coincidence?
"...can we miss you if you won't go away, Water Treatment Plant No. 4?..."

April 20, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The Sunday Survey, 6/13/10
Democracy and decisions delayed
"...never end, they finally did: However, don't panic, both Water Treatment Plant 4 and the city's materials recovery facility..."

June 13, 2010 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Ex-director of water program says he's blowing whistle on pollution; city officials say they're on top of it
"...chambers Thursday as the council approved funding for the wastewater improvement program known as the Downtown Wastewater Tunnel project...."

Feb. 3, 2006 News Feature by Michael King

Beside the Point
Jennifer Kim fights a lonely battle to get the new Green Water Treatment Plant built
"...complicated events transpiring the night before – approval of Water Treatment Plant 4 over Green Water Treatment Plant, or..."

June 30, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
Developers float a proposal to reduce the size of the Green Water Treatment Plant on Town Lake and build something more profitable there, but they'll have to get in line -- the city already sees the site as a prime location for the new central library.
"...Is Austin's favorite little downtown utility, the Green Water Treatment Plant, about to go the way of..."

June 22, 2001 News Feature by Kevin Fullerton

Beside The Point
Rethinking our old water treatment plant, and other feces-related topics
" the current municipal fascination with redeveloping Downtown's southwestern waterfront – is that infrastructure like the decommissioned Seaholm Power..."

June 1, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

'Shoddy' and 'Rushed'
Spicewood neighbors blast WTP4 water line plan
"...While Water Treatment Plant No. 4 construction continues as long as..."

July 9, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Developing Stories: Park Once, Invest Twice
Two new city-owned parking garages would pay for themselves under enterprising proposal
"...pressing problem of how to pay for Downtown's much-desired green infrastructure – e.g., Waller Creek and Shoal Creek trail..."

Nov. 23, 2007 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Seaholm East
Council passes resolution establishing 'guiding vision and policy principles' for two large city-owned tracts in redevelopment district
"...redevelopment district: 1) the 4.5-acre site of the decommissioned Green Water Treatment Plant and 2) neighboring parcels that house..."

Jan. 25, 2008 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Beside the Point
Books at Green, Drunks on Sixth
"...City Council set a time line for decommissioning the Green Water Treatment Plant Downtown and planting a new central..."

Oct. 27, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside The Point
Mueller neighbors aren't against a new water tower, they just want a better-looking one.
"...Although drinks are banned from City Council chambers, Austin Water Utility director Chris Lippe trotted in last Thursday with..."

April 14, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
Green Water's move to Guerrero Park will officially die today.
"...It ain't easy being GreenWater Treatment Plant, that is...."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Seaholm Powers Ahead, Amid Questions About the 'Public Interest'
Oft-delayed development getting serious at City Council
"...Seaholm – the historic power plant to be transformed by a private development team into..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Katherine Gregor

Morrison's Ad: Terror at 580 Feet – Times Three!
Laura Morrison explains her controversial, condo-centric commercial
"...picture of three dark, ominous condo towers cluttering the waterfront. "That's not right," Morrison says...."

May 1, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

To the Lighthouse
After 20 years, WTP4 returns to a still unanswered question: Do we need it?
"...Judge Sam Biscoe. The topic was the city's proposed water plant, Water Treatment Plant No. 4, expected (at full..."

Feb. 23, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
City Council gets ready to wade in the water (treatment plant)
"...any decision on the noisily troubled plans to relocate Green Water Treatment Plant. True – the Machiavellian maneuvers, and..."

June 23, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Brigid Shea: 'A Proven Leader'
Brigid Shea sits down for a Q&A on a wide range of city topics
"...When I first worked on the Austin Clean Water project, we put together a bid and as we..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Point Austin: Hot Topics
The hot air season is upon us – and everybody's an energy source
"...Council's decision not to pursue any further the Austin Water Utility's proposal to move the Green Water Treatment Plant..."

April 28, 2006 News Column by Michael King

Lee Leffingwell: 'Think Long-Range'
The incumbent mayor defends his record
"...know it's controversial – but that's why I supported Water Plant 4 [Water Treatment Plant No. 4], and we..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Mayor Will Wynn announced he wants to close the Green Water Treatment Plant in downtown Austin, which would free..."

Aug. 5, 2005 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Our readers talk back.
"...No issue exists in a vacuum, and the Guerrero plant was seen as just the last straw, that East..."

May 5, 2006 Column

City Hall Hustle: Let's Move On
Looking beyond the WTP4 controversy
"...with this in mind that the Hustle turns to Water Treat­ment Plant No. 4, its latest action somewhat amazingly..."

Oct. 23, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Then There's This: Save the Trees!
Groups aim to spare seven Downtown trees
"...several years to transform the old site of the Green Water Treatment Plant into a $500 million development of..."

June 1, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Beside the Point: Riptide!
Fast-moving development deal on deck
"...Mike Martinez weighing in on the decades-long controversy of Water Treatment Plant No. 4 after riding the dais for..."

May 30, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

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