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Protect Our Creeks, Aquifers and Springs from Treated Wastewater!

July 31, 2019

As the Texas Hill Country adds population, more and more subdivisions want to send their sewage to treatment plants which discharge the treated effluent directly into creeks and rivers.

flooded sewer grate / photo: flickr.com/ghost_bear CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

Austin's Land Development Code: Towards a More Climate Resilient City

June 7, 2018

We need to make sure that CodeNext preserves and improves Austin's environmental protections, and creates a more climate-resilient city.

Grassroots Management Trainee

October 5, 2016

Our Grassroots Management Trainee positions are open to those who want to develop into Field Managers and Canvass Directors.

Community Organizer - Field

September 26, 2016

Clean Water Action is currently hiring field staff and interns to work on local grassroots campaigns to protect the health, economy, environment and livelihood of communities.

Report: Texas Flouted Federal Aquifer Rules for 34 Years

August 26, 2016

Clean Water Action, an environmental advocacy group, contends in its report that the nation's top oil-producing state doesn't really know how many injection wells are affecting drinking water or the full impact.

Report: Texas Flouted Federal Aquifer Rules for 34 Years

August 26, 2016

The Texas Railroad Commission has let the petroleum industry inject oil and gas waste into groundwater for decades without the required federal approval, a national environmental group says. Officials with Clean Water Action said the failure of oversight on the part of the state and federal governments may have contaminated future drinking water sources.