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Austin's Land Development Code: Towards a More Climate Resilient City

We need to make sure that CodeNext preserves and improves Austin's environmental protections, and creates a more climate-resilient city.

Barton Spring. photo courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey.

Join the #NoDumpingSewage campaign to protect our Hill Country water!

Sign the petition today showing your support a ban on dumping treated sewage into creeks above the Edwards Aquifer in favor of safer alternatives.

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: Bob Beyer

Your Xeriscape Headquarters

“Xeriscape” simply means landscaping with plants that do well in the local climate without requiring much, if any, additional water beyond normal rainfall. Use the resources on this site to transform your yard and your community’s landscape to protect our water resources.

State of Texas Aquifer Exemption Project -- Report by Texas Railroad Commission

In November 2017, the Texas Railroad Commission (RRC), which regulates the state’s oil and gas operations, submitted a report on its Class II Underground Injection Well Control (UIC) program to EPA. This report, which Clean Water Action received via an open records request, has not been published on either agency's web page.

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Austin City Council Passes Water Forward, Moves to Implementation Phase

With Water Forward, Austin will become the only large and growing city in the nation not seeking to meet projected needs by taking water from other communities.