The more you feed the blob the bigger it gets, becoming a monster clog causing expensive repairs, foul odors and sanitary sewer overflows! Fat, oil and grease comes from food like cooking oil, meat drippings, butter, sauces, gravy, dairy products, and even salad dressing.
Austin Water will replace analog water meters with electronically read meters connected to a wireless network. An online portal will provide customers with daily water use data and custom notifications. Learn more.
Awards & Recognition
EPA recognizes Effective Utility Management in action at Austin Water
The United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized Austin Water for its implementation of Effective Utility Management strategies to meet the challenges ahead. The utility has chosen to focus on Enterprise Resiliency, Customer Satisfaction, Employee Leadership and Development, and Infrastructure Strategy and Performance. Taken together, improvements in these target areas are helping the utility continue to be an industry leader and improve operations and resiliency.
Each month your utility bill arrives. Ever wonder what goes into the price of your water? Learn more about how Austin Water sets affordable water and wastewater rates while promoting water conservation and sustainability.