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Beside the Point
The future is sunny, cab drivers are stormy, and water treatment's horizon is cloudy
"...in 2007.) Rising gas prices, meanwhile, portend a proposed water and electric rate increase in the next five years...."

May 5, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...Public debate began over the Austin Water Utility's plan to move the downtown Green Water Treatment..."

April 14, 2006 News Feature

May 12 Municipal Election: The 'Chronicle' Endorsements
"...From water conservation and redevelopment protections to regulatory protections like the..."

April 27, 2012 News Feature

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...• Green Water Treatment Plant Update A slightly clearer picture of..."

Oct. 3, 2008 News Feature

Council's Got ... Talent?
At intermission, we talk to the headliners
"...layers of humidity sticking to the city like a waterlogged diaper, you'd be excused for forgetting it's summer. Except..."

July 13, 2007 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

War Being Waged Against 'Austin Environmentalists'
"...problem with a few of Michael's "facts." Yes, the Green Water Treatment Plant has been decommissioned. No one is..."

Aug. 7, 2011 Postmarks

Postmarks
Our readers talk back.
"...in his mouth. Nonsmokers could walk 50 feet to Waterloo for a smoke-free breakfast...."

Jan. 13, 2006 Column

The Battle for Barton Springs: A Brief Timeline
Twenty years of progress
"...highway construction and unregulated development in the Barton Creek watershed and the recharge zones of the Edwards Aquifer begin..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Feature by Michael King

(Further) Beside the Point
Council members – some for their very last time – attempt to dot all their i's and cross all their t's before summer break
"...around developer selection for the massive redevelopment of Downtown's Green Water Treat­ment Plant. Or did it? Wynn pointed out..."

June 20, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside The Point
The lonely path of board and commission reform
"...public utility." As the city rushes to deindustrialize the Green Water Treatment Plant and Seaholm to match the faux-postindustrial..."

Nov. 30, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...the coalition held a press conference to decry disparate treatment between eastern and western Travis Co. Most curious was..."

March 21, 2008 News Feature

Playing the Downtown Game
The score so far, and moves still to be made
"...The Seaholm Power Plant and the Green Water Treatment Plant, two city-owned facilities..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Opposition to WTP 4
"...Dear Editor, Your article “Dumping the Water Pump” [News, Feb. 20] reported several arguments from Austin..."

March 2, 2009 Postmarks

Mercury, Cadmium, Arsenic, Grease ...
The Fish & Wildlife Service faults the EPA for failing to protect the Barton Springs Watershed.
"...Alliance sought stiffer development regulations in the Barton Springs watershed, while the Texas Capital Area Builders Association wanted the..."

Aug. 3, 2001 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Hall Hustle: Top 10 City Council Stories
"...and council's whiplash of a $2.3 billion wood-burning biomass plant, fast-moving sign-offs on development contracts for the Green Water..."

Jan. 2, 2009 News Column by Wells Dunbar

City Council Notebook
Council goes balls out for their last meeting of the year.
"...rumble over the funding? Item 61: Creating a Critical Water Quality Zone on Town Lake. No more feces trickling..."

Dec. 12, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Beside The Point
Slow week at City Council ... try to stay awake
"...to URS Corp. for decommission and deconstruction of Downtown's Green Water Treatment Plant. With funding for a Green-sited central..."

Dec. 1, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Council Notes
What's ahead for this week's City Council meeting
"...overloaded – the specter of "open government" and "clean water" propositions, Nos. 1 and 2, have short-circuited all else..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Resents Recent Campaign Commercial
"...campaign warning that Austin would not have enough treated water without Water Treatment Plant No. 4. The commercial used..."

June 8, 2011 Postmarks

Council Preview: In the Mix
This week's council agenda
"...children's activities. Last meeting, it was funding "splash pads," water features for parks that saw their pools closed per..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

City Council Notebook
What's poppin' this week in council-land …
"...million for decommission and deconstruction of the Thomas C. Green Water Treatment Plant. Aloha fecal coliform! Item 21: $11,649,000..."

May 1, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Point Austin: Beside the Point
The Council gears up for 2006
"...the city's bond package … until after the Regional Water Quality Protection Plan. An embarrassment of riches characterized last..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...of Austin regarding the five developer proposals for the Green Water Treatment Plant site Downtown. After public presentations May..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature

Developing Stories
City off to promising start with Seaholm East Redevelopment District
"...to the east. The 7.7 acres house the defunct Green Water Treatment Plant and an adjacent Austin Energy facility...."

March 7, 2008 News Column by Katherine Gregor

Naked City
News briefs from Austin, the region, and elsewhere
"...Want to hear the latest scoop on redeveloping the Green Water Treatment Plant site Downtown? The first public discussion..."

Sept. 19, 2008 News Feature

Sharing Concerns About Seaholm
"...strong supporter of smart, dense, mixed-use redevelopment of the Green Water Treatment Plant. But, I add the concern that..."

March 14, 2008 Postmarks

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Llano of the ACLU, defending the proposed "Clean Government/Clean Water" city charter amendments at a St. Edward's University debate..."

April 21, 2006 News Feature

Beside the Point
Exciting things to see and do at this week's council meeting
"...• Redeveloping Green: The current council clearly wishes to retain sway over..."

June 13, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Beside the Point
As Kim makes her exit, Austin heeds the heavens' wrath
"...council formally unveils the five proposed designs for the Green Water Treatment Plant redevelopment. Already garnering massive media attention,..."

May 23, 2008 News Column by Wells Dunbar

The Downtown Dominoes
The headlines are about Block 21 and Seaholm, but the long-term questions are about what the city of Austin should be
"...soon for the adaptive reuse of the Seaholm Power Plant. Also in the offing are efforts to study redevelopment..."

April 9, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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