We need to make sure that CodeNext preserves and improves Austin's environmental protections, and creates a more climate-resilient city.
“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.
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.
As the Texas Hill Country adds population, more and more subdivisions want to send their sewage to treatment plants which discharge the treated effluent directly into creeks and rivers.