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Water, water everywhere… and not a drop to spare. It’s a saying for a reason, especially in Texas! That’s why we write stories about floods, droughts, water quality, and water quantity.

Water Forward - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
The Austin Common

Help Shape Austin’s Water Future

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Click the badge above to fill out the Water Forward survey. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common sponsors are screened by

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Water Quality - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin_Water

Keeping Austin’s Drinking Water Safe

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Click the badge above to look through the latest Water Quality Report for Austin. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common sponsors

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Landscape Ordinance - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin_Water

Lawns Use Up A Lot Of Water. Here’s What We Can Do About It.

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Click the badge above to fill out the Irrigation & Landscape Ordinance survey on SpeakUpAustin.org. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common

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ASR - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin_Water

Boosting Austin’s Water Supply With Aquifer Storage & Recovery

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Attend an upcoming Aquifer Storage & Recovery Community Workshop – March 24th & 29th at 6pm. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin

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Winter Weather - 1
Community News + Partner Posts
Austin_Water

The Ultimate Winter Weather Prep Guide

About Austin Water This post is sponsored by our community partner, Austin Water, our city’s publicly-owned water utility. Action Box Prepare for freezing weather by making an emergency kit and insulating your pipes. This post is sponsored by Austin Water. All Austin Common sponsors are

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Artists For Aquifers
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

These Local Artists Are Fighting For Clean Water

Sponsored Post – from the Environmental Fund of Texas    Like music? Beer? What about clean water?   On Saturday, October 5th you can enjoy all three at “Artists For Aquifers,” a live music showcase at AquaBrew in San Marcos. The event will be held from 4:30pm to midnight and will feature a

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Brewshed Black Star Coop
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

What Makes A Great Beer? Clean Water.

Hops. Grains. What is it exactly that makes a great beer?   According to the Texas Brewshed Alliance, the answer is water.   “Protecting your water is protecting your beer,” says Thomas Waymouth, program director for the Texas Brewshed Alliance, a coalition of breweries, environmental nonprofits, and individuals, all working

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Mississippi River
Nature In The City
Amy Stansbury

#7 – American Music and Rivers

Nature In The City Podcast, Season Two, Episode 7: American Music And Rivers   Each year, we follow along with Dr. Kevin Anderson, a geographer and philosopher managing the Environmental Research Center for the City of Austin, as he shares his knowledge about the world

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Swimming in Shade Balls
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Are We Swimming In Shade Balls?

Guest Post – Janis Bookout Janis Bookout is a local environmental leader and the Executive Director of Earth Day Austin. My son Ryan gets excited about YouTube videos. It’s a source of inspiration for him. Anyway, he showed me a YouTube video about 96 million

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Net Zero Hero Jerry
Austinites You Should Know
Amy Stansbury

Net-Zero Hero: Jerry Bramwell

Sponsored Post – from the City of Austin Office of Sustainability    Meet our newest Net-Zero Hero, Jerry Bramwell! In 2013, Jerry and his wife Lauree made the decision to move from Houston to Austin to be closer to family. They ended up buying the

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Texas Brewshed
Austin Orgs You Should Know
Amy Stansbury

Protecting Your Water Is Protecting Your Beer

Let’s be honest. Sometimes, it can be pretty hard to get people to pay attention to environmental issues.   Enter the Texas Brewshed Alliance. This new initiative from the Wimberley Valley Watershed Association is on a mission to raise awareness of the importance of land and water conservation

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Groundwater To The Gulf
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Eco Training Opportunity For Teachers: You Can Apply Now!

Sponsored Post – from the Colorado River Alliance   Teachers! It’s time for you to have some fun for a change. Crawl through a cave. Wade through a creek. Experience science in action with the Colorado River Alliance’s Groundwater To the Gulf Summer Institute.   Groundwater To

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