If you spent the holiday weekend swimming at Lake Travis you know that Austin is once again in a drought.  Lake levels have dropped low enough that the implementation of Stage 1 watering restrictions for Austin were triggered late last month. (Lake Travis is part of the Highland...

It's only been a few months since Hurricane Harvey brought record amounts of rainfall to Texas and already, more than 40 percent of the state is in a moderate to severe drought. As the Texas Tribune reports, these huge swings in rainfall totals are driven by climate change. In an...

Building on lessons learned during the drought, Austin Water is proposing to move to a permanent one-day-per-week watering schedule. In a press release, Austin Water said they realize this would be a significant change for the community, which is why they are now soliciting public feedback as they move the proposal on to...