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GOP Politics Only at State Water Board
Employee fired for emails about Shea campaign
"...She was being terminated from her job with the Texas Water Development Board after six years of employment, allegedly..."

Dec. 18, 2012 News Post by Jordan Smith

Water Fall
Between Austin Water's conservation goals and its execution ... lies a shadow
"...know him would surely guess – working on his water report: a critical analysis, characteristically unsparing in detail, of..."

June 17, 2011 News Feature by Nora Ankrum

Will the Water Flow at Northridge?!?
Travis County finally finds a way to bring water to tiny Northridge Acres
"...Travis and Williamson counties), the ragtag subdivision lost its water well in 1999 and was forced to use a..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

GOP Politics Only at State Water Board
Politics is off-limits at the state Water Board – unless you're a Republican
"...She was being terminated from her job with the Texas Water Development Board after six years of employment, allegedly..."

Dec. 21, 2012 News Feature by Jordan Smith

Water: Rising to the Surface
"...Texas was deep into a record-breaking drought when the Legislature..."

Dec. 14, 2012 News Feature by Amy Smith

Water Management: Swimming in Policy
Governor-appointed committee outlines water policy issues it intends to prioritize
"...Water policy is so complicated and broad in Texas that..."

June 16, 2006 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

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

Venom, Not Water, Flowing at Northridge Acres
" acquire what most people take for granted: reliable water and sewer services. The community currently gets water through..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Walter Howerton Jr

How to Keep Water in Central Texas
Long-range planning tries to cover multiple bases, but some say environment is left out
"...Every year brings more people to Central Texas, and with them more lawns to water, SUVs to..."

Sept. 2, 2005 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Urban Renewal, Sustainable Development, and ... Fluoride?
Preview Pt. One of a crowded Council agenda
"...with tons packed into their final meeting of 2011: water fluoridation, the Urban Renewal Board, the Austin Resource Recovery..."

Dec. 12, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

RECA Gets a Splash of Cold Water
LCRA proposes aggressive conservation measures for these drought-ridden times
"...not the same as wants" when it comes to water use, warned Tom Mason, general manager of the Lower..."

Nov. 13, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Council Recap: Water and Housing
Council takes on excessive water bills, "missing middle" in housing
"...meeting related to affordable housing, ground transportation chauffeurs, excessive water bills, and zoning to allow for a Boys and..."

April 8, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Curious Development Afoot Over Aquifer
Proposed development in sensitive recharge zone prompts requests for contested case hearing with commission charged with reviewing developer's land application permit
"...with reviewing the developer's land application permit. The proposed development, along FM 967 in the sensitive recharge zone of..."

March 28, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Planned 20K-Seat Amphitheatre Back to Drawing Board After Enviro Board Loss
Violet Crown venue withdraws city water and sewer extension request
"...Central Texas environmental organizations won their first battle last week in..."

Feb. 25, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

True Love and Lawsuits in the Wedding Capital of Texas
'Til death do us party
"...some peace and quiet. In 2013, the 41-year-old former Texas General Land Office agent and his wife Staci bought..."

April 27, 2018 News Feature by Kate Groetzinger

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...this small cave. Thuesen, a land manager for Austin Water Utility who loves to tell jokes and talk hydrology,..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Water Gushes Forth From LCRA
The utility wastes no time inking deals to moisten Hill Country sprawl
"...River Authority officials moved quickly last week to ink water-service contracts with a handful of developers – less than..."

Dec. 17, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Council Watch by Alex de Marban Like Water for Councilmembers
" with the New Orleans-based, multi-national corporation to provide water to their Lantana tract within the city limits. The..."

Aug. 25, 1995 News Column

Well of Controversy: Water Hogs Threaten Farm
Water shortage in East Travis County growth corridor threatens Tecolote Farm
"...and meteorological – doesn't change soon. The farm needs water, and when it doesn't come from the hot skies,..."

July 11, 2008 News Feature by Jacob Cottingham

Deep-Pocket Donors Fund Right-Wing School Board Candidates in the Austin Suburbs
Drama outside of town
" mask mandates and culture wars reinvigorated by the Texas Legislature, conservative activism has heated up in the suburbs..."

April 29, 2022 News Feature by Morgan O’Hanlon

You Don’t Miss Your Water … ’Til It Turns Green
Council hears Onion Creek wastewater future … and El Gato Negro
"...Creek, if Dripping Springs succeeds in its plan for wastewater disposal...."

Nov. 7, 2016 News Post by Michael King

Dear SOSAnista Board
"...Dear SOSAnista board, Your Chron/PR letter reminds me of poison ivy, so..."

April 24, 2006 Postmarks

Trash of the Titans Offends Neighbors, City Board
Neighbors rack up more complaints about Northeast landfills -- and the city Environmental Board joins the fray.
"...field trips to the landfill zone, the city Environmental Board last week passed a resolution recommending that the city..."

Dec. 13, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

News Ticker: June 6
All the news that's fit to blog
"...The Texas Water Development Board has an axe to grind, Ted..."

June 6, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Rio Grande No Longer?
An overview of the ecological crisis along the Rio Grande
"...Rio Bravo) as it traces its way through four Texas counties along the Texas-Mexico border. Dikes, levees, and dams..."

Oct. 26, 2001 News Feature by Dan Oko

Going by the Rules
A New Water Plan Avoids an Old Problem
"...Potter Lt. Gov. Bob Bullock was talking tough on water. "Forty years ago, the predecessor to the Texas Water..."

Jan. 31, 1997 News Column by Louisa C. Brinsmade

Bill of the Week: Laying Pipe Across the State
Texas spending money on infrastructure? Not impossible.
"...dream, not a hoax, not some parallel dimension. A Texas Republican is not only spending money on new infrastructure..."

Jan. 19, 2013 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Time to Get Ill
Five songs to fire up Lone Star legislators
"...The 83rd Texas legislative session convened Jan. 8 for its biennial spectacle...."

Jan. 31, 2013 Music Post by Abby Johnston

Yeakel Rules for Diane Hyatt
Shea supporter fired by Texas Water Development Board
"...May 13, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel dumped cold water on a Texas Water Development Board effort to get..."

May 21, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Bill of the Week: Changing the Climate
Ellis hopes for a cooler future
"...issue of our time." But does that mean the Texas Legislature can – or will – do anything to..."

Feb. 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

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