Thursday, February 11, 2016 by Jack Craver

Water commissioners hear bad news about Pilot Knob

In another act in the ongoing drama over the Pilot Knob planned unit development, members of the Water and Wastewater Commission spent an hour-and-a-half Wednesday night trying to understand the implications of the controversial deal between the city and a…

Thursday, January 21, 2016 by Tyler Whitson

Council members react to water meter audit

Although Austin Water and Austin Energy staff said at a City Council Public Utilities Committee meeting Wednesday that recent audits found the city’s water billing system to be accurate, the Council members who sit on that body said they still…

Thursday, November 19, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

LCRA lowers water rate for cities, municipalities

The Lower Colorado River Authority is “making it rain” – savings, that is.The river authority’s board of directors approved a proposal on Wednesday to lower water rates for “firm” customers, typically cities and municipalities in Central Texas, starting in January.The…

Thursday, November 5, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Central Texas water management plan updated

The Central Texas drought may continue, but the days of uncertainty about how to handle the water on which Austinites and others depend appear to be over for the foreseeable future.The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality approved a major amendment…

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

City to ask for rehearing in water rate case

The battle over water rates for more than 46,000 Austin Water customers is not over, it appears.Austin Water Assistant Director David Anders told the Austin Monitor on Tuesday that the city intends to adhere to an order – issued earlier…

Thursday, October 22, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Zimmerman water resolution not legal

City Council Member Don Zimmerman has failed in his attempt to give water utility money back to some of the customers who used the most water and had the highest bills during August. Zimmerman had proposed directing the city manager…

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