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City vs. Statesman: Futrell Comes Out Swinging at the Springs
City and state experts contest the Statesman's hair-raising allegations of toxic pollution at Barton Springs.
"...A shimmering Barton Springs Pool created an incongruous backdrop to a somber..."

Jan. 24, 2003 News Feature by Amy Smith

Essential Pool Services
"...Dear Editor, Barton Springs Pool is not a luxury. For me, Barton..."

Aug. 29, 2020 Postmarks

Priming the Springs
Although last Thursday's official City Council pool-cleaning was postponed by weather, the master-plan tour of the facilities at Barton Springs Pool proceeded despite the gentle rain
"...Although last Thursday's official City Council pool-cleaning was postponed by the weather, the master-plan tour of..."

Aug. 24, 2007 News Feature by Michael King

Use Common Sense With Springs
"...city property and immediately fill in all city swimming pools, including Barton Springs Pool. That might sound extreme, but..."

May 5, 2009 Postmarks

Austin's Pool System Will Collapse If We Don't Save It
Shall we dive in?
"...The pitfalls of Austin's pool system are so enduring that they have inspired interpretive..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

For the Love of Springs
"...a patch of bald, hard-packed dirt [“Then There's This: Pool Plan Panned and Lauded,” News, Aug. 31]. You look..."

Sept. 4, 2012 Postmarks

The Pain of Change at the Springs
Debate centers on a paved parking lot and pathway to the pool's south side
"...It's hardly a secret that making changes to Barton Springs Pool is no easy task. For context –..."

Feb. 15, 2013 News Feature by Elizabeth Pagano

2001 Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule
"...summer vacation is May 24. Most of the neighborhood pools open that week or the next, and stay open..."

May 11, 2001 Features Feature

City Says Stay out of the Springs
High waters close Barton Springs until further notice.
"...More rain-related news: Barton Springs Pool will be closed today and until further..."

July 4, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule
"...for school to let out and all the neighborhood pools to open, our beloved Barton Springs Pool is, of..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule
"...for school to let out and all the neighborhood pools to open, our beloved Barton Springs Pool is, of..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Lakes Latest: Barton to Open, Travis Stays Closed
Will Lake Travis be open for the weekend?
"...Lake Austin. But good news for swimmers and naturists: Barton Springs pool should be re-opening Friday, as will Hippie..."

July 11, 2007 News Post by Richard Whittaker

2004 Austin Parks & Recreation Pool Schedule
"...vacation is Thursday, May 27. Most of the neighborhood pools open that week or the next and stay open..."

May 7, 2004 Features Feature

LCRA Express Spawns Hamilton Pool Traffic Jam
Despite plenty of reasons to go slow, the agency – and its developer friends – are in a big hurry
"...delay action on a proposed water pipeline in the Barton Springs watershed may have an unlikely ally on the..."

May 14, 2004 News Feature by Amy Smith

Daniel Bozhkov: The singers at the Springs
A dozen Austin choirs gathered at Barton Springs as part of the upcoming Arthouse exhibition "Daniel Bozhkov: Recent Works"
"...of local singers at the heart of the city, Barton Springs. The piece, to be called Cantata for Twelve..."

Sept. 1, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

... Until Your Pool Runs Dry
Austin's swimming pools are leaking – and that may be the least of PARD's problems
"...2) determined that 25 of the city's 36 swimming pools (average age, 50 years) are leaking, some seriously; and..."

May 15, 2015 News Feature by Michael King

Pool Partiers
Taking Stock of the Esther's Follies Families
"...says, "People usually name it right up there with Barton Springs as one of the things they love about..."

Oct. 10, 1997 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

District 8 City Council Pool Filling Up
Two new candidates file campaign treasurer appointments
"...has worked as a staff attorney for Save Our Springs. Past experience includes city work as a zoning aid..."

Jan. 5, 2018 News Feature by Chase Hoffberger

2000 Municipal Pool Schedule
"...Municipal Pools: Adult $2; junior $1 (12-17); child $0.50 (11 &..."

May 26, 2000 Features Feature

2000 Municipal Pool Schedule
"...Municipal Pools: Adult $2; junior $1 (12-17); child $0.50 (11 &..."

May 5, 2000 Features Feature

Slimed!
Is Barton Springs Pool Losing Its Soul to Algae?
"...The waters of Barton Springs Pool are still cool and inviting, but they..."

April 21, 2000 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Salamander Setback
Endangered Listing Could Sink Barton Springs Pool
"...clients contend that 23 salamanders were killed when the pool was cleaned in the roped-off area at left. photograph..."

June 12, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Poppin' Tags
Get some fresh air and revamp your wardrobe today at lunch
"...Craving a clothing fix, but already feeling the dreaded..."

Nov. 7, 2013 Qmmunity Post by Sarah Marloff

In Memoriam: Glenna Goodacre
Sculptor of Austin's beloved Philosophers' Rock has died
"...it is with Philosophers' Rock, which has stood outside Barton Springs Pool for 26 years. And now its maker,..."

April 21, 2020 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Making Waves
Barton Springs Pool in line for a fixer-upper
"...city's website devoted to an ambitious master plan for Barton Springs Pool states that the project's goal is to..."

Aug. 3, 2007 News Feature by Daniel Mottola

Land for Water
The city is asking voters to send more money to a little-known program that protects Barton Springs
"...the utility's Wat­er Quality Protection Lands – namely that Barton Springs, 20 miles away, depends on these city-owned properties..."

Oct. 26, 2018 News Feature by Lindsay Stafford Mader

Preserving Austin's Natural Mecca
Interactive documentary project Living Springs celebrates Barton Springs
"...on any recent summer day, the line of swimsuit-clad Barton Springs Pool hopefuls wraps around the bathhouse. Perennially listed..."

July 31, 2015 Screens Feature by Jessi Cape

Multimedia Plunge
Barton Springs to Life on New CD-ROM
"...on earth, what could be harder to capture than Barton Springs? For people interested in Austin's most famous swimming..."

Dec. 5, 1997 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Then There's This: One Step Forward ...
Updates on Barton Springs, Gables Hotel, and amphitheatres
"...It's hard to imagine spring break and SXSW without Barton Springs Pool in the mix, but the mighty swimming..."

March 15, 2013 News Column by Amy Smith

Road Rage
The Barton Springs Road project has encountered more than few speed bumps
"...army of construction workers effectively set up camp on Barton Springs Road more than a year ago -- and..."

Aug. 30, 2002 News Feature by Amy Smith

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