City of Austin Watershed Protection Department

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Authors
Sayre, Murphy
Issue Date
2012-08
Type
Working Paper
Keywords
watershed , protection of lives , property and environment of community , reducing impact of flood , erosion and water pollution , field operation creeks , Austin's stormwater conveyance system , quality of rainwater after run across land , detecting pollution , mapped watershed , environmental conservation field , private sector of defense
Abstract
The goal of the City of Austin Watershed Department is to protect the lives, property, and environmental of our community by reducing the impact of flood, erosion and water pollution. Austin is particularly vulnerable to these problems due to our erratic thunderstorms interspaced with very dry periods and a rocky landscape.
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