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Did you catch our story from #UTGirlDay over the weekend? Thanks to our AMAZING volunteers for creating an interactive experience for these little brainiacs! #ATXH2O https://t.co/AU0n4uLUzO
We were happy to host a few of Turkmenistan's municipal officials at our Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend. Thanks to @GlobalAustin for arranging this service for international visitors to Central Texas in order to foster international fellowship&goodwill. #ATXH2O https://t.co/kFL017cggd
Join #Austin Water Wildland Conservation Division for a FREE family-friendly day @WildflowerCtr tomorrow 2/22! Meet scientists, explore a cave, learn about animals that call Austin’s underground home, and more! Event info @ austincavefestival.org #ATXH2O #WildlandsForWater https://t.co/PCaf56j3nW
Last week, our Conservation Division Environmental Compliance Specialist presented @ the Central TX Water Efficiency Network Symposium; providing utilities w/ways to implement successful water conservation. 💦 Hint: Irrigation efficiency was topic #1. How do you manage your use? https://t.co/VpkCp1W4tx
*POSTPONED* Due to weather, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, 2/27! twitter.com/AustinWater/st…
Join #AustinWater Wildland Conservation Division for a volunteer workday tomorrow, 2/20 to remove invasive species to improve habitat for the Golden-cheeked Warbler! 🐤 Sign up @ austintexas.gov/wildlandevents #ATXH2O https://t.co/LRUlYc1Pkj
We’re SO excited to partner with @txawwa @awwa for Girls Day @UTAustin this Saturday, 2/22! #UTGirlDay is an international event celebrated during Engineering Week each year. Registration is free to any K-8th grade student. girlday.utexas.edu/registration #ATXH2O twitter.com/CockrellSchool…
Hydration...to have and to hold ❤️ #ValentinesDay #ValentinesDay2020 #ATXH2O #ATX #Austin https://t.co/hY9Y17Z6T2
Work is complete & road is back open. #ATXTraffic twitter.com/austinwater/st…
Shoutout to our proud team members across the utility for raising awareness for #WorldCancerDay last week. #WinningWednesday #ATXH2O https://t.co/IV8jiHSEbw
#ATXTraffic Road closures due to a water main break at 807 West Lynn Street. Full road closure on West Lynn between 8th and 9th Streets. Please use caution when navigating the area.
Join us for a Lunchtime Lecture w/Dr. Anderson, Environmental Program Coordinator for Austin Water Center for Environmental Research. The event takes place tomorrow, 2/12 from noon to 1pm at the @AustinCityParks Lamar Senior Activity Center. bit.ly/38kqNyW #ATXH2O https://t.co/A7I1wPHPAt
Congratulations to the nominees! S/O to 'Best Roll' - always a winner! 🧻 #NoWipesinPipes #Oscars20 #ATXH2O https://t.co/LCpPCMCSUr
You ‘herd’ it here; the secret to a great weekend is hydration! Remember to take #ATXH2O on the go! https://t.co/1ZDMLwRcvD
Thanks for the heads up @austinmobility! twitter.com/austinmobility…
Join #AustinWater Wildland Conservation for a volunteer workday on Sunday, 2/9 restoring endangered species’ habitat on the Balcones Canyonlands Preserve. Sign up @ austintexas.gov/wildlandevents #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/DUPVOGG3vZ
Join the #AustinWater Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend for their Monthly Bird Survey this Saturday from 7-11am. Teams will cover different areas of the facility and count numbers of all birds seen. More info at hornsbybend.org #ATXH2O https://t.co/1Hl314xgXX
Austin Water crews are performing emergency wastewater line repairs at the intersection of Barton Springs Rd and Dawson. Portions of the intersection will be closed for up to 4 days.
One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction on Barton Springs Rd. Southbound Dawson at Barton Springs Rd. will be closed intermittently. Please use caution in the area. #atxtraffic
Congrats to #AW Meter Technicians Lamark&Andrew who received a customer commendation for going above&beyond to assist a customer experiencing a severe water line break. This crew quickly identified the cut off&saved hundreds of gallons of 💧 from being wasted. #WinningWednesday https://t.co/IUxAYg8Gse
Want to save a ‘fortune’ during wastewater averaging? No need for predictions; calculate your wastewater average today! See your fate and scan our FAQ for ways to save: bit.ly/38VPXUr #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/0W8iq1LVEy
The #AustinWater Cultural Committee is raising awareness this #WorldCancerDay2020 and reminding everyone that early detection is one of the most powerful ways to save lives. Patients who take an active role in their healthcare have better overall outcomes. #ATXH2O https://t.co/W9n7WPIK7h
Many thanks to @TAMU for hosting us at the 2020 Student Engineers Council Career Fair. #OneWater means no rivalries. We hope to one day welcome these future #AustinWater employees to the team! #TAMU #ATXH2O https://t.co/VdA1jyjsTr
#NowThatTheSuperbowlIsOver We can continuously announce TP as the MVP! #NoWipesInPipes #ToiletBowl #ATXH2O https://t.co/s5YEX2ehZU
Water is magical! It’s enjoyed in steins, sippy cups and especially when it’s shared. Keep it flowing! Reduce your outdoor use and don’t waste. #ATXH2O https://t.co/BGK2rMDLiI
Thanks to @lasahighschool! Our Environmental Program Coordinator presented to Mr. December’s AP class on alternate water reuse & programs we plan to further pursue in our Water Forward Plan. Learn more about those future implementations here: austintexas.gov/waterforward #ATXH2O https://t.co/ovn1vmuBlF
Crews have responded to a water main break on Gracy Farms Lane. Customers along Gracy Farms, between Bittern Holw and Swearingen Dr, and connecting streets Shady Springs, Sky West, Elfcroft and Elm Brook may experience a brief service interruption while repairs are made.
5X Back to back champions! 🏆 S/O to our Health Promotion Team ensuring another #1 spot in the City Manager’s Health Assessment Challenge and keeping #AustinWater employees healthy! 💪🏼 #WinningWednesday #ATXH2O https://t.co/MH64VfMoZV
This morning, a team from our Collection System Maintenance Division gave back with breakfast! 🥞 Volunteers prepared a meal for guests of the @RMHCCTX.❤️💛💚💙💜 #ATXH2O #ATX #ILiveHereIGiveHere #Austin https://t.co/Pvhkyki6bu
Crews are responding to a water line break at 8514 Cameron Rd. Northbound lanes on Cameron Rd. are closed at Rutherford Ln. Seek alternate route or detour at Center Creek Dr. or Cross Park Dr. South bound lanes remain open. #ATXTraffic
Presenters from @AustinWatershed will share their experiences managing erosion control programs & overseeing Watershed Master Planning. This meeting is open to all. Join us tomorrow 1/28, 10am-noon at the Bastrop County Courthouse Annex. #ATXH2O https://t.co/X3WGEaarRT
This Saturday, 1/25, volunteer with Austin Water Wildlands to restore native grasslands improving water quality in the Barton Springs recharge zone. Sign up @ austintexas.gov/wildlandevents #ATXH2O #WildlandsForWater #ATX https://t.co/XfR9Mf6cha
Daryl Slusher has served as Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs and Conservation at Austin Water since 2007. It's our pleasure to celebrate his retirement and his contributions in conservation. #WinningWednesday #ATXH2O #ATX #WaterWise https://t.co/RDXPANC3Tt
Hey @bravebluewrld! We filled out a contact form; can't wait to hear back. 🤞
A friendly reminder to Keep Things Flowing; 'Flushable' wipes are NOT! #NoWipesInPipes #ATXH2O https://t.co/63IQDQdeOr
A reminder #AustinWater offices will be closed Monday, January 20 for #MLKDay. Emergency services continue 24/7 by calling 512-972-1000. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 21. https://t.co/m1Yc0JHw6G
Last week 81 species were surveyed at #AustinWater's Center for Environmental Research. Join @TravisAudubon for a FREE Birdwatching Fieldtrip this Saturday from 7:30-11am. No registration needed; all levels of birders welcome! More info @ hornsbybend.org #ATXH2O https://t.co/EHZv5znV6q
#AustinWater crews are responding to a water main break at Oltorf St. and Burton Dr. Water service for a few businesses is affected during the repair. One westbound lane of Oltorf St. is closed. Please use caution when driving in this area. #atxtraffic
Congratulations to our Quarter 4 Fiscal Year 2019 'Symbol of Achieving Recognition' (SOAR) Award Recipients: Ron, Ian, Christine & Keith! 🏆 #WinningWednesday #ATXH2O https://t.co/aBI29EK8IB
Normally, we don't pick favorites; but on #NationalBagelDay, #waterbagel wins.every.time. 😉🥯💧 https://t.co/jRdAeCITya
Has your 3rd-12th grader got a genius idea? Register by 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 30 @ sciencefest.org for one of Texas’ largest regional science fairs hosted by our sister utility @austinenergy. #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/BWsPbwKPUT
Haven't found that perfect opportunity to make an impact in 2020? How about taking a stroll to help prevent dumping in storm drains by placing markers as a visual reminder that these run directly to our creeks? Don't forget to tag us and @AustinWatershed when you do! #ATXH2O twitter.com/ATX_311/status…
Join the Austin Water Wildlands Division for a family friendly hike this Saturday 1/11. This evening guided hike gives you a chance to explore a hilltop area that is not open to the public. Free to attend. Sign up @ austintexas.gov/wildlandevents #ATXH2O https://t.co/xkSSM7dpA2
Congrats to Gary; recipient of FY19 Director's Workforce Innovations Now Award! Gary was assigned to the coordination of 3 Capital Improvement Projects @ the S. Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant & thanks to him, all were completed on time&under budget! #WinningWednesday #ATXH2O https://t.co/pI8G7pJ8Rl
Wastewater Averaging is in full swing (runs November to March) and determines a cap on the volume of wastewater you’ll be billed for each month for the next year. Find your wastewater averaging period here: austintexas.gov/wastewateraver… #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/53qLIUcNSd
It's the first Monday of 2020! Remember #NoWipesInPipes is necessary all year round! #ATXH2O https://t.co/4RRzGft3o9
If eyes are windows to the soul, and eyes are made mostly of water, then you'll want to be plenty hydrated! #ATXH2O #ButlerWindow #HappyFriday #ThatFridayFeeling #ATX #AustinTexas #ZilkerBotanicalGarden https://t.co/pvy9QZE5u9
BYOB “Bring Your Own BOAT 🚣‍♀️” and join the Travis County River Monitoring Group for a day on the river! Help the #Austin - #Bastrop Partnership & learn the ecology of the Colorado! Free to attend. More info @ hornsbybend.org/monthly-events #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/hiM36Q8Hol
A reminder #AustinWater offices will be closed January 1. Emergency services continue 24/7 by calling 512-972-1000. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, January 2. https://t.co/wIdT7aPbO9
“This is the result of a true partnership between #AustinWater & the citizens of Austin” said Daryl Slusher, AW Assistant Director of Environmental Affairs&Conservation. Customers’ efforts to conserve water have helped the utility reach a new milestone! bit.ly/370dhQ0 https://t.co/x1G5n4LRAw
#AustinWater flowing into the weekend like... #ATXH2O #ABQBioPark @abqbiopark https://t.co/cIAX2n3klv
There’s a good chance there’s been a lot of cooks in your kitchen; be sure to keep one intruder out of your sinks and our sewers. Don’t feed the grease blob! Properly dispose of oils, fats and grease with tips found here: austintexas.gov/greaseblob #ATXH2O https://t.co/NKQz90K97s
A reminder #AustinWater offices will be closed December 24-25. Emergency services continue 24/7 by calling 512-972-1000. We will resume normal business hours on Thursday, December 26. https://t.co/nbkWp6Qnw5
Thank you, #Austin! Water officials announced today that water use in 2019 has dropped to the lowest point since records have been kept! Also, Austin’s total water use has dropped even as population has increased. bit.ly/370dhQ0 #ATXH2O https://t.co/Fuq0uVp6CR
Don’t take time for ‘granite’ make the most of your weekend! #ATXH2O #ATX #SevenFalls #CSUtilties https://t.co/xcONJWXaEU
Join us for an easy morning of walking and learning of the birds of Hornsby Bend this Saturday 7:30-11:00am. Free to attend. More information at hornsbybend.org #ATXH2O https://t.co/HX3GqZVaz2
Comet, Cupid, Donner, Water?! Though Santa makes his way once a year, AW elves provide quality, reliable #ATXH2O 24/7, 365! #Austin #ATX https://t.co/mBbsh8s7db
A freeze warning has been issued for tonight & tomorrow. Be prepared: find tips to protect people, pets and pipes at austintexas.gov/department/col… #ATXH2O #ATXWX https://t.co/1AV2bQW53T
Restrict outdoor water use during your Wastewater Averaging period to save money throughout the year. Find your averaging period at: austintexas.gov/water/wwaverag… #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/60ZWR0OLvh
Here’s wishing y’all a ‘water-full’ weekend! #atx #atxh2o #austintx https://t.co/vN2Y3gYRNp
Timing is everything. Don’t miss your window to save on next year’s wastewater charge. Find out when your cycle begins and more info @ austintexas.gov/wastewateraver… #ATXH2O https://t.co/oTO0vStXAX
You couldn’t keep us and @TravisAudubon from shaking our tail feathers at the 60th Anniversary Celebration of Birding at Hornby Bend. With more species found there than at any park in Austin, we’re thrilled this hidden gem is available for all. hornsbybend.org #ATXH2O https://t.co/7UCvcCzj30
Austin Water Treatment Plants treats our water to provide some of the highest quality drinking water in the country. We are currently hiring for #technicians to work as an AW Treatment Operations and Maintenance Technician Associate levels. austincityjobs.org/postings/80853
Join Dr. Anderson; Environmental Program Coordinator for Austin Water Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend from noon to 1pm tomorrow for a lunchtime lecture on The Urban Stream: Life on Waller Creek. Free & open to the public. #ATXH2O #ATX https://t.co/H58wIBh5MF
Happy Friday, Austin! Let #ATXH2O be the prep you need to peak this weekend. 💪🗻 https://t.co/ArNROdwgu3
Happy Friday, Austin! Let #ATXH2O be the prep you need to peak this weekend. 💪🗻 https://t.co/U54dZakGrd
Presentations will be available via our YouTube channel in the coming weeks. We will advise as soon as they're made available. #ATXH2O #ATX #ATXWX #AustinTexas
#AustinWater, in conjunction w/the Water Utility Climate Alliance #WUCA held a two-day training where AW Director's welcomed visitors&presented a case study depicting how&why AW has changed its planning process to integrate climate science into long-range supply system planning. https://t.co/FlYOZz3bE2
Serving #Austin is our purpose. We make sure to recognize those who have kept our community and #ATXH2O flowing. These are just a few who have provided service to our community from 5-30 years! #WinningWednesday https://t.co/0sVHIEQl82
#GivingTuesday may come once a year but that doesn't mean you can't give back to Mother Earth each day. Save water, use less plastic and reduce your carbon footprint. 💧♻️ #ATXH2O https://t.co/qby30Tfzyo
#CyberMonday may be about spending but here at #AustinWater we’re all about saving! Save water & money during wastewater averaging. Find tips here: austintexas.gov/wastewateraver… #ATXH2O https://t.co/eHIAhfHgaB
A reminder our offices are closed Thursday and Friday 11/28-11/29 in observance of the #Thanksgiving holiday; regular hours will resume Monday, December 2. https://t.co/nCkcqcyJRU
Got the fixins? Got the sides? Only one thing to remember: Don’t Feed The Grease Blob! Pour leftover grease in a can or jar and toss it in the trash. Don’t send those fats & oils down the drain-they’ll cost you! More @ austintexas.gov/greaseblob https://t.co/Y7VdL6Jfgf
Students from @UTAustintx senior design class presented models of wastewater pipe infrastructure to our Engineering Team who partnered to provide a real-world look at these in the field. #WaterJobs are needed everywhere; find where you’d make a good fit @AustinCityJobs. #ATXH2O https://t.co/BPP1BbIXlb
Join us for a celebration 60 years in the making! Tomorrow we showcase one of the best birding sites in Texas which happens to be a biosolids management plant. Schedule runs 7am-7pm; swoop in when you can! 🐦 #ATXH2O bit.ly/35sbD9e https://t.co/dBxOWrsToj
You’re going to want to watch this entire video about the Nueces Wastewater Rehabilitation Project and the technology #AustinWater is using to rehabilitate this & other wastewater lines more efficiently than traditional methods & at a lower cost! bit.ly/2qs9StS #ATXH2O
We’re taking City services on the road! 🚗 Join us today, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at Perez Elementary School (7500 S Pleasant Valley Rd) for Pop-Up ATX: City Services on the Go. Learn more: austintexas.gov/event/pop-atx-… https://t.co/B0AZRjK3wo
We’re taking City services on the road! 🚗 Join us on today, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at Perez Elementary School (7500 S Pleasant Valley Rd) for Pop-Up ATX: City Services on the Go. Learn more: austintexas.gov/event/pop-atx-… https://t.co/qirLVtw3ql
A water treatment facility might seem like a strange place to bird, but an incredible variety of birdlife enjoys the lakes and meadows on the grounds. In fact, more species have been found at Hornsby Bend than at any park in #Austin! austintexas.gov/news/travis-au… #ATX #ATXH2O
RT @NACWA: “Imaging a future where every development is water wise and water neutral. This will be necessary not desired.” Greg Meszaros, D…
Thanks to our friends at #ATXN for their fantastic coverage of the #AustinWater Montopolis Water Reservoir Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Check out the 4 million gallon tank located in East Austin that’s ready to serve sustainably: youtube.com/watch?v=g95k3p…
Hey #Austin! Wastewater averaging has officially kicked into gear. Usage now through March determines the cap on the volume of wastewater you will be billed for each month for the year. Find out when your cycle is up and what you can do to save: austintexas.gov/wastewateraver… #ATXH2O https://t.co/6ehUtmS1ew
And don’t forget the 60th Anniversary Celebration next Saturday, 11/23! 📸: @jobefab #ATXH2O
Educate & Celebrate! Join @TravisAudubon tomorrow from 7:30-11am for a Birdwatching Fieldtrip at our Center for Environmental Research at Hornsby Bend. All levels of birders are welcome on this free, easy morning walking & learning tour. bit.ly/2pm8Sqx https://t.co/Kqi1GSql3h
Halloween may be over but the Grease Blob lives on! It feeds on FOG (fat, oil&grease) that is improperly poured down the drain. It clogs plumbing&surfaces in the form of a sewage overflow into your home or neighborhood! Learn how to Stop The Blob @ bit.ly/2QuvIHN #ATXH2O https://t.co/lXy3fvj1AJ
#NoWasteNovember: Wastewater averaging takes place during the late fall/winter months&determines a cap on the volume of wastewater you will be billed for each month for the year. Save $ by sending your water directly into the sewer vs outdoor watering! bit.ly/36VoGl7 https://t.co/y2m7z6S2b3
Temperatures are dropping rapidly; protect people, pets and pipes. #ATXWX twitter.com/AustinWater/st…
A reminder our office is closed on Veteran's Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, November 12. https://t.co/Qesr4AJj8U
The wildlands are not parks, but rather public lands held in trust. Learn more at austintexas.gov/department/wil… #ATXH2O #ATXD9
This morning #AustinWater dedicated the Mary Gay Maxwell Management Unit on our Water Quality Protection Lands for her strong, zealous and influential advocacy to protect #Austin’s unique environmental features & sensitive natural resources. https://t.co/NgJTwpCdBj
#AustinWater is thrilled to announce the completion of the Montopolis Reclaimed Water Reservoir! Special thanks to @AustinCityMgr, @CM_Renteria & @twdb_brooke for joining us today and supporting the delivery & reliability of #ATX’s reclaimed water systems. #ATXH2O #ATXD3 https://t.co/xBHggzk5nq
Don't fall for the call! The City of Austin Utilities Customer Contact Center does not call customers threatening to interrupt service, demand immediate payment, or request credit card or bank account information. Hang up & call Customer Care directly at 512-494-9400. #StopScams https://t.co/KYRVnvgnuS
Don’t fall for water scams either! Please call City of Austin Utilities, Customer Care, 512-494-9400 #StopScams twitter.com/austinenergy/s…
Starting Nov. 1, low-income residential customers who are enrolled in the @austintexasgov Customer Assistance Program (CAP) can expect additional discounts on their monthly water bill; an average of $48 per year. Learn more: bit.ly/2JNmRN3 #WaterForAll #ATXH2O https://t.co/1UbHsGQu0o
Coming soon 🎥 look for a video next week about the Nueces Wastewater Rehabilitation Project. #AustinWater is using technology to rehabilitate this and other wastewater lines more efficiently than traditional methods and at a lower cost. #ATXH2O #ATX #Austin https://t.co/koNBhWxIxY
Stay warm tonight, #Austin! While we aren't expected to touch 32, it'll be close. Be prepared; remember to protect people, pets and pipes with these cold weather tips: bit.ly/31ZLRqx #HappyHalloween #NoWaterNoHotChocolate #ATXWX #ATXH2O https://t.co/tSyzX2iARS
 
 
 
 
 
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