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Onion Creek Plan Receives Federal Funding
$12 million grant to be used in property buyouts
"...million in federal funds has been allocated to the Onion Creek, Lower Colorado River Basin project, an effort to..."

March 5, 2014 News Post by Brandon Watson

Federal Dollars Arrive for Onion Creek Buyout
Neighborhoods to return to green space
"...of $11.8 million to buy out flood-prone homes in Onion Creek's South­east Austin neighborhoods. Hundreds of homes were destroyed..."

March 14, 2014 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Defers on Decker, Approves Onion Creek Buyout
Golf project goes to committee, and Garza Ranch put to bed
"...on the buyout of 240 more homes in the Onion Creek 100-year floodplain, 140 of which were considerably damaged..."

March 10, 2015 News Post by Michael King

High Waters: Questions at Onion Creek
Residents still frustrated six months after flood
"...Frustrated and confused residents who live alongside Onion Creek in Southeast Austin – survivors of last fall's..."

May 9, 2014 News Feature by Jessica Luther

Onion Creek/Dove Springs Flood Aftermath
November 4, 2013. 16 photos.

Nov. 4, 2013 Photo Gallery

TCEQ Paves the Way for Shit Creek(s)
State environmental agency rejects science in favor of allowing sewage in creeks
"...not to discharge treated effluent from Belterra into Bear Creek, which feeds the recharge zone of the Edwards Aquifer...."

Dec. 5, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

City Council: All This, and Bull Creek Too
Council adopts budget after two grinding days of debate
"...for particular needs; decided to move forward on the Onion Creek floodplain buyout; and determined to "explore" the purchase..."

Sept. 12, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Grove at Shoal Creek Inches Forward
Council to finally consider contentious zoning case
"...the families in several West Austin neighborhoods, the Bull Creek Annex – what they call the 75-acre tract of..."

Sept. 23, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Desert Door Goes Wild, Les Dames Get Board, Dry Creek’s End Is Nigh, and What’s All This About a Pickled Severed Human Toe?
All the news that’s fit to get your taste buds quivering
"...burger is a 100% Texas grass-fed patty topped with onion jam, bacon, Amish bleu cheese, arugula, and hops mayo..."

Sept. 29, 2021 Food Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Anatomy of a Drowning
A Flood of Bad Blood Deluges Onion Creek
"...themselves parking within the boundaries, as presently defined, of Onion Creek's 100-year floodplain, though the creek itself is more..."

Sept. 6, 1996 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Then There's This: High Water
After losing everything in the flood, onion creek residents still have nothing
"...scores of animals. But many residents who live along Onion Creek are still stuck in idle. Trying to figure..."

Jan. 31, 2014 News Column by Amy Smith

Is Your Water Running ... Pink?
Dye study confirms Onion Creek as aquifer recharge source
"...As summarized in the release, the study showed that "Onion Creek surface water recharges the Trinity Aquifer through its..."

Feb. 2, 2018 News Feature by Michael King

EPA Raises Questions About Dripping Springs Wastewater
Opinions differ on Onion Creek water standards
"...Onion Creek may yet dodge the bullet – more precisely,..."

Dec. 16, 2016 News Feature by Michael King

Council: It Never Rains but It Pours
How moving quickly on buyouts for the nearly 300 Onion Creek homeowners went unresolved
"...subject of Sunday's special-called meeting, which heard dozens of Onion Creek residents hit by both the 2013 and 2015..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

You Don’t Miss Your Water … ’Til It Turns Green
Council hears Onion Creek wastewater future … and El Gato Negro
"...worst was a staff briefing on the future of Onion Creek, if Dripping Springs succeeds in its plan for..."

Nov. 7, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Alejandro Escovedo Hosts Matt McCormack Benefit
‘I looked at the windows to see water coming through them’
"...last Halloween in the torrential rain that devastated the Onion Creek area and many Central Texans...."

Feb. 5, 2014 Music Post by William Harries Graham

Naked City
Blue Creek Neighbors Stop Dripping Springs Deal
"...Chalk one up for the Blue Creek Property Owners Association in Dripping Springs. The group won..."

June 20, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Producers of Piquant Pods of Perfection
"...Marianne Simmons of Onion Creek Farms photograph by John Anderson..."

Aug. 27, 1999 Food Feature by Mick Vann

Rising From the Halloween Flood
Rebuilding the homes – and lives – displaced by the 2013 Onion Creek floods
"...Onion Creek Plantation is a small subdivision nestled between East..."

Dec. 26, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...August morning, I stand in the dry bed of Onion Creek in Hays County and watch as Kevin Thuesen..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Commissioners Court: A Flood of Planning
Travis County takes up the Onion Creek flood plan, and other regional matters
"...wait, at long last that includes those residents along Onion Creek, who have been waiting years for significant flood..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

As Austin Grows, So Does the Risk of Flood
Forget the 100-year storms. City flooding happens all the time, often right in your backyard.
" 34.25.) Less rain means drier soil, which makes creeks less able to handle torrential downpour. In the context..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Dreaming of Buffalo
Prairie preservationists want to turn Austin's eyes – and energies – eastward
"...acres – in all, the size of the Barton Creek Greenbelt. That's all. Most of Austin has never seen..."

Dec. 23, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Drying on the Vine
Water shortage forces family farms into survival mode
"...inevitable stress they place on water systems such as creeks and aquifers seems to have intensified with increased usage..."

Nov. 14, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Naked City
"...ONION CREEK HIKE AND BIKE TRAIL: At the last two..."

May 5, 1995 News Feature

Farmers Market Report: July 20-21, 2013
Summer salads and specials
"...But all the markets are bursting with cucumbers and onions; this must be the time of year that your..."

July 19, 2013 Food Post by Kate Thornberry

Phonography Austin's The Invisible Suburb
This World Listening day installation used recorded sounds of domestic life to create a ghostly neighborhood on a street now empty of life
"...and the last remaining mailbox that the area around Onion Creek Drive used to be a residential neighborhood. Now,..."

July 26, 2019 Arts Review by Taylor Prewitt

Dripping Springs Wastewater Update
The EPA will allow the town to discharge treated wastewater into Onion Creek
"...of Dripping Springs to discharge treated wastewater (effluent) into Onion Creek. The EPA lifted its objections subject to a..."

July 21, 2017 News Feature by Michael King

Smoke Gets in Your Mouth
"...potato salad, and coleslaw are available, as are pickles, onions and light bread or crackers. Whether you eat in..."

May 21, 1999 Food Feature

Grave Matters
The Cost of the Longest Vacation You'll Ever Take
"...Onion Creek Memorial Park lies about 10 miles south of..."

March 28, 1997 News Feature by Karl Pallmeyer

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