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The New Council Weighs In
Expect a mix of opinions from the new council on the proposed landfill in Webberville
"...certain that at some point, the proposed waste facility/electrical substation/water treatment plant at the Webberville tract will have to..."

June 6, 2008 News Feature by Lee Nichols

Council Watch
City lays out new housing program, Southpark Meadows goes for world-class venue, Zilker Neighborhood Association holds council candidates forum
"...The Planning Commission had previously given the project the green light, so Touchet appealed directly to the council, and..."

April 28, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Naked City
"...intriguing tidbits as the purchase of another site for Water Treatment Plant No. 4, the creation of an African..."

Dec. 14, 2007 News Feature

Beside the Point
Preternaturally talented rogue city manager tries escaping 'The Company' before it does her in
"...With all the pirates, green ogres, and spiders having vacated the neighborhood septuplex, we've..."

Aug. 17, 2007 News Column by Wells Dunbar

Naked City
"...plan to use the Cortaña tract for a new water treatment plant. The city responded by insisting it will..."

Oct. 13, 2006 News Feature

Urban Forest Being Stripped Bare
" support? Better invest in rain barrels, gutters, and water-conservation gardens. Read the Texas Water Development Board’s "Rainwater Harvesting..."

Feb. 16, 2012 Postmarks

Crackpot Crackdown
Joining a long East Texas tradition, Jackson County DA Bobby Bell has convicted 28 black people on drug charges via manufactured evidence and railroaded trials. One small-town exile, her family, and a few neighbors are finally fighting back.
"...his job as a supervisor at the Inteplast plastics plant in Lolita, in southern Jackson Co., when he was..."

Oct. 21, 2005 News Feature by Jordan Smith

A City With Smarts
Austin Wising Up to Growth Plans
"...There's the Drinking Water Protection Zone (DWPZ), comprising the west-of-town watersheds that feed..."

April 17, 1998 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Then There's This: Longing for the Future
For better or worse, SOS was a political game-changer
" a big supporter of both Formula One and Water Treatment Plant No. 4, two of the most divisive..."

Aug. 3, 2012 News Column by Amy Smith

Dallas Re:Visions Itself
Dallas aims to move ahead of the class in sustainable development
"...The winning submissions include features such as visible cutting-edge water and energy systems, vertical farming and slow-food restaurants; one..."

June 12, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, April 15-21
"...AUSTIN PLAN MEETING on plans for the Core and Waterfront District. 8-10:30am. Waller Creek Center, Rm. 104, 625 E...."

April 16, 2010 News Feature

Going, Going, Gone?
Gary Bradley agrees to sell 1,000 acres of land to the city
"...abut much of the city's Prop. 2 properties -- green space acquired over the last couple of years with..."

March 17, 2000 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

"...meeting again on Oct. 28. On the draft agenda: Water Treatment Plant No. 4-related roadway improvements, policy recommendations pertaining..."

Oct. 22, 2010 News Feature

Naked City
"...renewed questions about the plans for and cost of Water Treatment Plant No. 4. See "Beside the Point."..."

Aug. 10, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
" center and voted not to sell the city water treatment plant. And the 94 voters who turned out..."

Nov. 7, 2003 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

In Favor of Proposition 3
"...your increasing property taxes going to developer boondoggles like Water Treatment Plant No. 4 and Formula One subsidies? Do..."

Oct. 24, 2012 Postmarks

Seaholm Depot at Town Lake
"...According to the ATS portfolio, the Seaholm Power Plant site and adjacent city-owned properties are ripe to become..."

Nov. 28, 1997 News Feature

Honoring the First African-American Council Member
Water treatment plant named after Berl Handcox
" a nod to two earlier black members: Henry Green Madison, appointed in 1871, and William G. Wilson, elected..."

Aug. 11, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

"...2012 budget), and a cost study of potentially shuttering Water Treatment Plant No. 4. See "City Budget," and "City..."

July 29, 2011 News Feature

The Daily Hustle: 5/18/10
Org urges bond 'reconsideration'
"...The Environmental Board’s Water Treatment Plant #4 Subcommittee is meeting in Room 240..."

May 18, 2010 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Council Recap: Social Services Win
Council approves multimillion plan to fund social services contracts
"...They followed through in the 2015-16 budget negotiations by green-lighting $1,825,000 in additional funding for those contracts. Based on..."

April 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Food-o-File: Friday Lagniappe
A little extra Austin food news
" next year at the site of the old water treatment plant...."

June 26, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

Res Publica
Citizens' calendar, March 24-31
"...Learn about sustainability projects around the world from the Green Living Project. 6-9pm. ND at 501 Studios, 501 N...."

March 25, 2011 News Column

The Daily Hustle: 1/19/11
Laura Morrison's re-election kick-off
"...Perry Lorenz, new police monitor Margo Frasier, Ted Siff, Green Doors principal Frank Fernandez, the Alamo Drafthouse’s Tim League,..."

Jan. 19, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

"...$6 million contract for prep work on the controversial Water Treatment Plant No. 4 site, a cab fare increase,..."

Feb. 26, 2010 News Feature

Place 3
"...more efficient transportation system, and has strongly opposed the water treatment plant planned for Balcones Canyonlands. Opposes converting existing..."

April 22, 2005 News Feature

"...self-sufficient as possible. Rather than relying on a power plant miles away, it will use photovoltaic cells to make..."

July 7, 1995 News Feature by Robert Bryce

'Rush Limbaugh-Style Name-Calling' Instead of Informing
"...accusing opponents of the billion dollar (counting interest payments) water plant with charges of “moral absolutism,” “demagogic environmentalism,” and..."

Aug. 2, 2011 Postmarks

Trench Warfare
Federal judge rules for LCRA on the Dripping Springs pipeline project, but the SOS lawsuit proceeds
"...feet below this earth, LCRA is laying a contested water pipeline. When completed, the line will move up to..."

May 11, 2001 News Feature by Rob Curran

Hill Country Militia
Grassroots homesteaders tighten ranks to fight urban encroachment
"...called the "Hill Country Militia" is an event with water at its heart – the protection of local creeks,..."

June 27, 2008 News Feature by Greg Harman

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