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Austin, TX 78705
(512) 474-2046
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1000 Belt Line Road
Suite 150
Carrollton, TX 75006
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Protect Aquifers from Oilfield Waste!

Please write today to the Sunset Commission and tell it to direct the Railroad Commission to protect underground sources of drinking water, a problem we detailed in a new report.

View from the Zilker Clubhouse / photo: City of Austin

Spring For Water 2017

Thanks to members like you Clean Water Fund has campaigned successfully for cleaner and safer water, cleaner air, and protection from toxic pollution in our homes, neighborhoods, and workplaces.

Wine glasses. photo: shutterstock

Summer Splash: A Fundraiser for Clean Water Fund in Texas

Join us at our Summer Splash celebration on Wednesday, June 21st!

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: Bob Beyer

Your Xeriscape Headquarters

“Xeriscape” simply means landscaping with plants that do well in the local climate without requiring much, if any, additional water beyond normal rainfall. Use the resources on this site to transform your yard and your community’s landscape to protect our water resources.

dry cracked soil due to drought in Texas

Water Conservation

We are working in local communities and at the state level on behalf of sustainable water policies that protect drinking water at its source, preserve wetlands and aquifer recharge zones, and conserve water for the future.

Onion Creek, Photo courtesy of ProtectOutWaterNow.org

Protect the Edwards Aquifer from Sewage

Contact your legislators today and tell them to support legislation (HB 3467 / SB S.B. 1796, and HB 3036) to ban future discharges of treated sewage into waterways within the Edwards Aquifer contributing and recharge zones.

From We All Live Downstream

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Calling Foul on the Texas Railroad Commission's Failure to Protect Groundwater

August 26, 2016

The Sunset Review of the Texas Railroad Commission is well underway, and on Monday, August 15 I joined dozens of other Texans to speak out at the Sunset Advisory Commission's public hearing at the State Capitol.

Kern River Oil Field in California. Photo credit: Andrew Grinberg / Clean Water Action

Our Latest Trip Around the Sun: A 2015 Collection of Articles and Insights

January 3, 2016

Highlights from some of Clean Water's favorite insights and developments this year in the world of oil and gas, drinking water protection and climate change.

Abbott's Saber Rattling Prattle Against Protecting Our Water

August 12, 2014

Sadly, Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott's August 11th letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) threatening to sue if it does not retreat from its plan to strengthen protections for the sources of our drinking water is more about politics and ideology than public health. For Abbott, it does not matter that EPA simply wants to return protections back to where they were during the Clinton and Reagan administrations.