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In August 1992, Austin voters overwhelmingly approved the SOS Water Quality Ordinance and the Save Our Springs Alliance was incorporated to defend and advocate for the ordinance, Barton Springs, and the Edwards Aquifer ecosystem.

Now, 22 years later, as the threats to Barton Springs and the aquifer unfortunately continue,  we're still here fighting to protect them.

Please join us, we need your support!

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Wednesday, 23 July 2014

SOSAlliance Member Feedback Survey

We appreciate you giving feedback as we look for ways to improve.  Your honest responses will help us refine our effectiveness.

 
New Day for Austin Water
Friday, 11 July 2014

This week the Austin Water Resources Planning Task Force released their final report to City Council recommending a new course for Austin’s water future. The Task Force’s 21-page report is a must read for anyone interested in water issues.

The Austin City Council created the Task Force in March, spurred by ongoing drought, a changing climate, and continued mismanagement of the Water Utility and it’s ill-advised head-long rush to build Water Treatment Plant No. 4 (aka the Billion Dollar Mistake on the Lake).

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2nd Annual Barton Springs Fest
Sunday, 06 July 2014

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Join us Saturday
August 9th

8 AM ~ 7 PM at
Barton Springs

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Keep Mopac Local Update
Monday, 30 June 2014

Last Friday, June 27th, TxDOT released its draft "Environmental Impact Statement" on the proposed SH 45 SW aquifer toll road. A public hearing is set for July 29 at Bowie High (please mark your calendars) and the official comment period extends 15 days beyond that date. You may file comments online at any time between now and then here.

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Barton Springs Fest 2013
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