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UPDATE: Flood of Relief
In tragedy's wake, Central Texas continues to care for her own
"...Keep it Bookmarked here, friends. This updated list of flood relief efforts (updated with over 20 new items, 9am,..."

May 29, 2015 Emergency Post by Kate X Messer

The Flood Is on the Other Foot
Local hospitality pros in need of assistance after Halloween flood
" hurt, or sick, or washed out by a flood, our local restaurant and bar community gathers around, pitches..."

Dec. 6, 2013 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

City Issues Post-Flood Report
Mixed ‘After-Action’ review by city-county-nonprofit agencies
"...“After Action Report” on the Oct. 13, 2013 Halloween flood. The review involved 31 city and 10 county agencies,..."

April 13, 2014 News Post by Michael King

Flood Closes Some Lamar Restaurants
Cleanup effort ongoing
" assess potential damage. I remembered the Memorial Day flood of 1981 and the ravages done to that neighborhood...."

May 26, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

City Updates Flood Aid Info
Donations should go to Red Cross, food and clothing elsewhere
"...The City of Austin Flood Assistance Center opened this morning at the Dove Springs..."

Nov. 2, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Food for Flood Relief
Local restaurateurs lend a hand
"...After flood waters rampaged through Central Texas over the Memorial Day..."

June 2, 2015 Food Post by Virginia B. Wood

After the Flood, Before the Flood
As the area recovers from the Memorial Day flood, El Niño looms
"...of Mexico created the perfect conditions for a massive flood event...."

Aug. 14, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

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.
"...Austinites remember the big floods – the expanding, treacherous storms that ransack homes and..."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

One in 100 Chance It Will Flood Each Year
"...Editor, Andrew Rooke points out correctly that the 100-year flood plain is misnamed, because it doesn't mean that a..."

Oct. 19, 2004 Postmarks

Supports National Flood Insurance Program
"...recent lambasting ("Hightower Report," Sept. 17) of the National Flood Insurance Program. Millions/billions of dollars are paid annually in..."

Sept. 27, 2004 Postmarks

Flood of Memories
Memorial Weekend flood waters hit home
"...I arrived to learn that their home was flooded with over six feet of water...."

May 25, 2015 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Travis and Hays counties Team Up for Flood Prevention
Two counties are better than one
"...Commissioners approved an interlocal agreement (ILA) to help handle flood mitigation efforts with Hays County. There'd been a push..."

May 5, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

Rising From the Halloween Flood
Rebuilding the homes – and lives – displaced by the 2013 Onion Creek floods
"..."Is God getting us ready for this? – another flood?"..."

Dec. 26, 2014 News Feature by Kate X Messer

Flood Cleanup Ongoing: Donations Welcome
"...damage to help in determining what, if anything, local flood victims could receive in federal emergency support. FEMA is..."

Nov. 15, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

Saturday Flood Damage Assistance Update
Latest City of Austin communication on flood aftermath
"...“The Flood Assistance Center (5801 Ainez Drive) hours will be from..."

Nov. 9, 2013 News Post by Michael King

After the Flood
It's going to take time and hard work to rebuild what the Memorial Day flood destroyed
"...past Saturday, June 20, in the direction of the flood waters that devastated Wimberley, San Marcos, and other parts..."

June 26, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Memorial Weekend Flood Assistance
Resources for folks hit by the Memorial Weekend floods
"...other low-lying Hill Country are digging out from early-morning flooding...."

May 24, 2015 News Post by Nina Hernandez

Post-Flood Report: Mixed 'After Action' Reviews
171 action items needing improvement
"..."After Action Report" on the Oct. 31, 2013, Halloween flood. The review involved 31 city and 10 county agencies,..."

April 18, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Commissioners Court: A Flood of Planning
Travis County takes up the Onion Creek flood plan, and other regional matters
"...Onion Creek, who have been waiting years for significant flood relief. Transportation and Natural Resources Executive Manager Joe Gieselman..."

Dec. 3, 2004 News Feature by Kimberly Reeves

New Study Changes City Council's View of Flood Risk
Puzzling over a variance on Avenue D, and spending the first of the 2018 bond funds
"...Thursday, March 7, working on whether to approve a floodplain variance for a house at 4515 Avenue D. Sitting..."

March 15, 2019 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Pease Park Before the Flood
Preventing natural disaster when a 140-year-old statute stands in the way
"...otherwise an effort to put a stop to catastrophic flooding along Shoal Creek in Downtown Austin...."

April 7, 2017 News Feature by Caleb Pritchard

Flood Recovery Continues – Help Needed
Chief Acevedo apologizes for slow response
"...The cleanup effort following the Halloween flood continues as city officials wrestle with devastation in the..."

Nov. 8, 2013 News Feature by Brandon Watson

UPDATED: Flood Cleanup Continues
Twelve properties deemed uninhabitable
"...progress report on the cleanup effort following the Halloween flooding. Although the recovery efforts have made headway, there is..."

Nov. 4, 2013 News Post by Brandon Watson

Austin Shelters Brace for Harvey's Second Flood
From evacuees to displaced locals, Red Cross readying long week
"...many of their newer guests being victims of local flooding, as opposed to evacuees from the coastal region...."

Aug. 28, 2017 News Post by Joseph Caterine

Council: Fire, Flood, and Men on Horseback
Contentious issues fill this week's slate
" fund buyouts of the remaining endangered (or already flooded) homes in the Onion Creek flood plain. Over the..."

May 16, 2014 News Feature by Michael King

Three Months After the Flood
January 31, 2014. 13 photos.
"...Three months after the Halloween flood destroyed homes and uprooted families, an Onion Creek neighborhood..."

Jan. 31, 2014 Photo Gallery

Texas Conservation Corps: Dove Springs Flood, 2013
November 27, 2013. 18 photos.
"...In the weeks following the Halloween floods that impacted Dove Springs, the Texas Conversation Corps, a..."

Nov. 27, 2013 Photo Gallery

Public Notice: After the Flood, Part II
Cleaning up is hard to do
"...donating proceeds, and holding benefits. See a list at for continuing updates on how to help. A lot..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Conservancy Groups Split on Grove Flood Control
Common goal is to prevent any added runoff into Shoal Creek
"...the creek when "Pease Park has suffered greatly from flooding on Shoal Creek in the last several years...."

Sept. 16, 2016 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

State Theatre: Shows canceled over flood, repairs
In addition to ruining the State Theatre stage, basement, and much valuable equipment, the June flood of the arts venue has washed away most of the State's 2006-2007 season
"...and thousands of dollars' worth of valuable equipment, the flood of the performing arts venue continues to do damage...."

Aug. 11, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

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