Category Archives: Water quality

Pond cleanup at Mabel Davis Park on July 29

Volunteers will show Mabel Davis Park some love this month during a cleanup organized by Keep Austin Beautiful (KAB) and the Country Club Creek Trail (CCCT) group. Organizers will supply tools, supplies, drinks, snacks and gloves. If you’d like to join … Continue reading

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Survey will help city prioritize projects in our neighborhoods

In 2006, area residents helped decide what our neighborhood would be like in the future by working with the city on the East Riverside/Oltorf Combined (EROC) Neighborhood Plan. Now the city would like your help prioritizing the projects that were recommended during … Continue reading

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Volunteers give area parks a makeover

Dozens of volunteers came out on a misty Saturday morning to donate sweat equity to Southeast Austin parks. They were part of It’s My Park Day, a citywide project coordinated by the nonprofit Austin Parks Foundation, which provided supplies and … Continue reading

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Volunteer to improve an area park on It’s My Park Day

The biggest volunteer project of the year returns to area parks on March 1 for It’s My Park Day. Organized by the Austin Parks Foundation, this annual event mobilizes an army of volunteers across the city, who put in as … Continue reading

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Improving Austin Streams forum on Oct. 9

In a followup to a series of public meetings that began in November 2012, the City of Austin Watershed Protection Department and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality will soon hold a public forum on reducing bacterial contamination in Austin … Continue reading

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Water conservation is focus of editorial, environmental directory

On Tuesday the Austin American-Statesman featured a guest editorial on water conservation by environmental writer and former Burleson Heights homeowner Paul Robbins, who also writes about water issues in the 2013 Austin Environmental Directory. An environmental activist and consumer advocate since … Continue reading

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Sewer line repairs coming in April

A sewer main in Burleson Heights will soon be lined to repair damage caused by age and soil movement. The project will line about 635 linear feet of 8-inch sewer pipe that start at a manhole at 2802 Ware Road and … Continue reading

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