Making growth pay for itself!

No More Water Rate Hikes!

Mayor Leffingwell and three City Council Members (Shade, Martinez and Cole) want to raise water rates to pay for a water treatment plant that is ten times more expensive than alternatives, including conservation.

Click here to send them this message:
Don’t waste our tax dollars and don’t waste our water!

The Austin City Council has raised rates EVERY SINGLE YEAR since 2003
AND the City plans FIVE MORE YEARS of water rate increases to pay for a water treatment plant we may never need!

Download the Petition-Stop the Water Hikes.

For lots more back up information, click here.

Here you can read comments Austinites have added to the petitions sent to all Council members.

The Council will vote on the city budget no earlier than Monday, September 13th.  Be sure to sign up to get our emails — we may ask you to come to City Hall.

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