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On Monday the San Antonio Water System Board voted to recommend a $3.4 billion, alt30-year water scheme to purchase water to be delivered by a 142 mile pipeline from Lee and Burleson counties northeast of Austin all the way to San Antonio. Read more and see the map in this excellent Texas Tribune piece. You can also read the testimony to the SAWS Board from water finance and law experts representing the Texas League of Independent Voters hereRead more here.

Keep Mopac Local Update

TxDOT and our local road warriors continue to slog forward on the $100 million aquifer toll road, aka SH 45 SW. However, obstacles continue to pop up, slowing their rush to begin construction on the toll road at their target date of late next year, September 2015. Read more here.

Mark your calendars for these upcoming events:


Lady Bird Lake Cruise for Business Members

altFree for SOS Business Members Only - November 7th, 5:30 - 7:30 PM we will take another fun cruise on Lady Bird Lake with our Another Business for Barton Springs members and Austin Independent Business Alliance members. If you are a SOS business member and would like to join us please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot. If you are not a business member but would like to become one, please click here.

SOS 2014 Holiday Party December 12th at Scholz Garten


The SOS Holiday Party will be held Friday, December 12th at Scholz Garten!  We hope you can join us this year at the new venue. More details coming soon...




Austin's Water Watchdog

altSave Our Springs Alliance is the only watchdog organization working full time with scientists, lawyers, and educators to protect the land, water and wildlife of the Hill Country and the Edwards Aquifer Ecosystem. We simply cannot do this work without the continued support of donors like you. Please consider becoming a member today!  Thank you for your consideration. Click HERE to make your donation online or mail to: SOS, 905 W. Oltorf, Ste A, Austin, TX 78704.