Water

Organizing history by tags.

Austin and the future of water

For a glimpse of the future of water in fast-growing Austin and Central Texas, don’t look to the past of reengineered rivers, multi-dam reservoirs...

The ‘Hanging Gardens’ on ‘America’s Tigris’

If the westernmost Colorado River draining seven states is sometimes called “America’s Nile,” its smaller namesake river draining Central West Texas through Austin might...

Why can’t we price for externalities?

Last November, Austin lost Freddie’s Place, a funky bar, barbecue joint, outdoor music pavilion and children’s playground all rolled into one. The restaurant had been closed...

The future will not look like the past of Austin’s ‘Hanging Gardens of Babylon’

If the westernmost Colorado River draining seven states is sometimes called “America’s Nile,” its smaller namesake river draining Central West Texas through Austin might be dubbed...

I hope she did it

I hope she did it. The jury said she didn’t. Yet she’s serving 15 years. Marking of a Murderer. Serial. We get so wrapped up in...

The only ones

Are we the only ones who care, the only ones who can remember the Earth beneath our feet, the soil that sticks to the...