Winter Storm Uri… What Went Wrong?

Winter Storm Uri… What Went Wrong?

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In February 2021, Winter Storm Uri wreaked havoc across Texas. A new report from the Office of the City Auditor explains what went wrong.

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“There is a lot in this audit. and anyone who hasn’t read it, I encourage you to read it. There’s a lot of opportunities that were missed, that we need to double down and move forward on.” These are the words of Austin City Council Member Alison Alter (District 10) in response to a recently published report from the Office of the City Auditor about Austin’s disaster preparedness in advance of Winter Storm Uri. 


Keep scrolling to check out our summary of that report and if you’d like to read the entire thing for yourself, click here. 

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