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Jan. 12, 2021

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Versión en español a continuación. Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting January 12, 2021 Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force to be held on January 12, 2021 with Social Distancing Modifications (via videoconferencing) Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (by January 11th by noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the January 12th Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting, members of the public must: •Call or email the board liaison at (512) 769-6178 or marisa.flores@austintexas.gov no later than noon, January 11th. The following information is required: speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, email address and telephone number (must be the same number that will be used to call into the meeting). •Once a request to speak has been made to the board liaison, the information to call on the day of the scheduled meeting will be provided either by email or phone call. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start time in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to marisa.flores@austintexas.gov by noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •This meeting will be broadcast live and may be viewed here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting FECHA de la reunion (12 Enero 2021) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social (por videoconferencia) Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (11 Enero antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en (512) 769-6178 o marisa.flores@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). Se requiere la siguiente información: nombre del orador, número (s) de artículo sobre el que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutral, dirección de …

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2A - FY20 WF Annual Report original pdf

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DRAFT 12/18/2020 FY 2019-2020 Annual Report 10 01/08/2021 DRAFT Introduction This report documents Austin Water’s progress made during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (FY20)1 to implement the Water Forward plan. Despite challenges posed by the COVI-19 pandemic, staff made considerable progress on near term Water Forward strategies as described in the following pages. Water Forward is the City of Austin’s 100-year integrated water resource plan developed to create a resilient and sustainable water future in the face of challenges posed by population growth, climate change, and droughts worse than those we have experienced in the past. The Austin City Council adopted the Water Forward plan in November 2018. Austin Water led the development of the plan using a One Water approach that balances multiple objectives including water reliability, social, environmental, and economic benefits. The plan’s guiding principles (listed to the right) were crafted in collaboration with the Council-appointed Water Forward Task Force reflect our community’s values and continue to inform current implementation efforts. Austin Water is also working to understand and consider equity and affordability impacts in implementing the plan. to The Water Forward plan includes strategies to reduce potable water demand, increase the use of alternative and reclaimed water, protect our core Colorado River and Highland Lakes supplies, and build potable supply resiliency during future droughts with strategies like Aquifer Storage and Recovery (ASR). Austin Water is leading the implementation of the plan and continues to work with the Water Forward Task Force and other City departments. Current implementation efforts include onsite reuse and reclaimed water code changes, development of conservation programs, working with our regional partners to protect our core supplies, and procuring a consultant to assist in the identification of potential ASR pilot locations and future ASR program management. The utility is also continuing to engage the community to develop the relationships and the plan implementation process. to support resources necessary 1 This annual report covers the period from October 1, 2019 to September 31, 2020, which aligns with the City of Austin fiscal year. Many Austin Water performance metrics, including gallons per capita per day (GPCD), are reported on a fiscal year basis. Some metrics that Austin Water reports to other agencies including Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) are tracked on a calendar year basis from January 1st to December 31st. Most of the data in this document was able to …

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2A - Presentation Slides original pdf

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Water Forward Implementation Progress Update: Supply Update and Water Forward FY20 Annual Report 1/12/2021 t e e f - e r c a , e g a r o t S 2,200,000 2,000,000 1,800,000 1,600,000 1,400,000 1,200,000 1,000,000 800,000 600,000 400,000 200,000 Combined Storage of Lakes Buchanan and Travis January 1, 2005 through January 1, 2021 2.01M ac-ft Full Storage Current Water Supplies 0.6M ac-ft Interruptible stored water for non- Garwood divisions was not provided by LCRA in 2012 through 2015. 0 Jan-05 Jan-06 Jan-07 Jan-08 Jan-09 Jan-10 Jan-11 Jan-12 Jan-13 Jan-14 Jan-15 Jan-16 Jan-17 Jan-18 Jan-19 Jan-20 Jan-21 Jan-22 Monthly Inflows to Lakes Buchanan and Travis Data through December 31, 2020 Average 1942 - Present Average 2008 - 2015 2019 2020 h t n o M r e p t e e F - e r c A 400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec LCRA Lake Levels Forecast Possible COA Stage 1 Drought Restrictions Possible COA Stage 2 Drought Restrictions Possible COA Stage 3 Drought Restrictions StorageProjection_12012020.xlsx (lcra.org) Water Forward FY20 Annual Report  This report documents Austin Water’s progress made during Fiscal Year 2019-2020 (FY20) to implement the Water Forward plan. Despite challenges posed by the COVI-19 pandemic, staff made considerable progress on near term Water Forward strategies  Most of the data in this document was able to be reported on a fiscal year basis. In some instances only calendar year data was available and that has been noted where necessary. Awards & Recognition “The innovations coming to the water sector present an opportunity for a paradigm shift in the way utilities think about and solve long-standing challenges to clean and reliable water,” said Jackie Jarrell, WEF President. “WEF is excited to recognize Austin Water for embracing innovative ways to better serve their communities.” Protecting Our Core Colorado River Supplies Monthly Inflows to Lakes Buchanan and Travis Data through November 30, 2020 Average 1942 - Present Average 2008 - 2015 2019 2020 h t n o M r e p t e e F - e r c A 400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec My ATX Water Austin’s Smart Water Meter System My ATX Water Implementation Map Existing and Updated Conservation Programs  New Commercial, Industrial …

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2B - Presentation Slides original pdf

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Update on Volumetric Surveys of Lakes Travis & Buchanan 1/12/2021 Update on water supply lake volumetric surveys  LCRA owns and operates Lakes Travis and Buchanan, the region’s water supply and flood control lakes  Combined storage is approximately 2 million acre-feet  LCRA has contracted with TWDB to survey Lake Travis • Lake Travis survey is planned to be completed in early 2021  TWDB recently completed a survey of Lake Buchanan for LCRA • The survey showed slightly more capacity than Buchanan's last survey Update on water supply lake volumetric surveys  LCRA re-surveys Lakes Travis and Buchanan regularly • Approximately every 10 years  TWDB uses up-to-date techniques for surveying • TWDB's Hydrographic Survey Program has completed 174 hydrographic surveys on 110 unique reservoirs.  Regional water planning processes take projected sedimentation into account in determining firm yield QUESTIONS

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2C Presentation Slides original pdf

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Water Forward Community Engagement Strategy Update 1/12/2021 Water Forward 2018 Community Engagement Strategy Equality and Equity  Equality – giving the same to everyone regardless of context  Equity – giving people what they need to reach a just outcome Strengthening Equitable Community Engagement  City of Austin Equity Office defines equity with a focus on racial equity, in recognition that race is the most consistent predictor across all quality of life outcomes  Intersections exist within other oppressions such as gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, class, immigrant status, and veteran status, but outcomes within these identities still most negatively impact people of color 6 Steps for Building Racial Equity- Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE)  Proposal: What is the policy, program, practice, or budget decision under consideration? What are the desired results and outcomes?  Data: What’s the data? What do the data tell us?  Community engagement: How have communities been engaged? Are there opportunities to expand engagement?  Analysis and strategies: Who will benefit from or be burdened by your proposal? What are your strategies for advancing racial equity or mitigating unintended consequences?  Implementation: What is your plan for implementation?  Accountability and communication: How will you ensure accountability, communicate, and evaluate results? Strengthening Equitable Community Engagement  Austin Water staff beginning process to update Water Forward community engagement strategy to continue WF2018 best practices: • Collecting disaggregated demographic information • Ensuring geographic representation from neighborhoods across the City • Identifying key decision points and ensuring opportunities for community input • Creating multiple opportunities for input through various mediums • Maintaining targeted stakeholder lists • Going where the people are  And strengthen equitable community engagement strategies Proposed Community Advisory Group  Made up community leaders/members who will • Make recommendations related to individual Water Forward strategies, as it pertains to implementation and community engagement • Provide input into Water Forward plan updates • Provide additional transparency and accessible information about water planning to communities historically underrepresented in water planning processes  Staff exploring potential for incentive options for participation  Plan to meet on a monthly basis initially to provide grounding in water issues and planning prior to start of WF 2023 plan update process  Similar example: Climate Equity Plan – Community Climate Ambassadors Program Next Steps  Today - Respond to Task Force questions and receive input  March 2021 - …

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2D - Presentation Slides original pdf

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Water Forward Task Force Ordinance and Indirect Potable Reuse Subcommittee Reports 1/12/2021 12/9 Ordinance Subcommittee Report  Status of WF code changes  Ordinance affordability discussion  Community engagement 1/7 Indirect Potable Reuse Subcommittee Report  Scheduling of future quarterly IPR Subcommittee Meetings  WAM Modeling and Risk Analysis  Areas of further study and planning during 2021  Previously provided questions from Member Moriarty Review Subcommittee Membership QUESTIONS

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2E - Presentation Slides original pdf

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TWDB Funding Strategies for Water Forward Projects Water Forward Task Force Meeting | January 12, 2021 Presentation Overview  Austin Water Strategy  Loan Types and Factors  Funding for Water Forward Projects  Summary Austin Water Strategy  Austin Water staff monitors potential alternative funding mechanisms and options  Identification of TWDB loan opportunities and ongoing reporting • AW Internal TWDB Committee • Evaluate CIP Projects in approved 5-Year CIP Plan and CIP Projects in 10-Year CIP Plan TWDB SWIFT TWDB Drinking Loan Water SRF Uses: Projects that are recommended water management strategies in the most recent approved State Water Plan associated with a capital cost. Planning, acquisition, design and construction of water related infrastructure, including water supply and Source Water protection. Availability: Twice a year Year round Terms: 20 to 30 yrs 20 to 30 yrs Restrictions: Project must be included in the State Water Plan (Region K) Must comply with federal requirements Other: AW to apply by Feb 1st and close loan in Nov. AW to apply anytime during the year and close loan in Nov. Loan Types and Factors TWDB Loan Considerations  Environmental Review  Debt Service Payments immediate after loan closing  Loan Reporting such as Annual HUB reporting  Texas Region K Plan for SWIFT Water Forward Projects  AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) - $80,195,000 TWDB Loan. Austin’s Smart Water Meter System will replace more than 230,000 analog water meters with electronically read meters connected to a wireless network over the next five years. Visit myatxwater.org for more information. • Multi-Year Funding Submittal due to TWDB by Feb. 1, 2021  Aquifer Storage and Recovery • Pilot project underway with Phase 1 Engineering Services • Full Scale project anticipated to submit TWDB application by Feb 1, 2027 Timeline for TWDB Loan Applications 18 to 24 month process ASR in State Water Plan SWIFT Abridged Application due to, February 1stt TWDB Considers Application Loan Approval TWDB/ Attorney General and Legal Review DWSRF Project Info. Forms due to TWDB (anytime) TWDB Prioritization Review & Invitation to Submit Full Application with City Council Approval Prepare Loan Closing Documents/City Council Financing Agreement or Bond Ordinance Execute 1st Loan Closing on Multi-year Loan TWDB Loan Progress by Projects as of November 30, 2020 ) $ ( s r a l l o D f o s n o i l l i M 90.0 80.0 70.0 60.0 50.0 …

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3A - Presentation Slides original pdf

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Discuss and consider approval of 2021 Task Force meeting times 1/12/2021 Item 3a) Discuss and consider approval of 2021 Task Force meeting times.  Task Force meetings are currently scheduled to begin at 4pm on the meeting date.  The Task Force would like to discuss and consider approval of possibly changing the meeting start time to 1pm.  Approved 2021 meeting dates would remain the same. DISCUSSION

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Nov. 13, 2020

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Special Meeting of the Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force November 13, 2020 at 9am Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force to be held November 13, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Day before the scheduled meeting, November 12th by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the November 13th Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-0194 or marisa.flores@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to marisa.flores@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Page 1 of 2 Reunión del Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force FECHA de la reunion (13 Noviembre 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (12 Noviembre 2020 antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los miembros del público deben: • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en 512-972-0194 o marisa.flores@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, y un número de teléfono o dirección de correo electrónico. • Una vez que …

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4a - Cooling Tower RCA original pdf

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Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Review and Recommendation November 13, 2020 Health and Environment Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: Department: Client: December 10, 2020 Austin Water Mark Jordan, Kevin Critendon COA Strategic Direction: SUBJECT Recommend approval of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 6-4 (Water Conservation) and City Code Section 15-9-241 (Utility Regulations) related to commercial and industrial cooling tower water efficiency performance standards, operations, registration, inspection and administrative requirements and penalties. Funding for the administration of these code changes is included in Austin Water’s FY 2020-2021 Approved Operating Budget AMOUNT AND SOURCE OF FUNDING N/A August 16, 2012, Ord. 20120816-004; May 5, 2016, Ord. 20160505-003 Kevin Critendon, 512-972-0191; Mark Jordan, 512-974-3901; November 17, 2020 - To be reviewed and Resource Management Commission November 17, 2020 – To be reviewed by Water and Wastewater Commission N/A Purchasing Language: Prior Council Action: For More Information: Boards and Commission Action: MBE/WBE: The 2018 Austin Integrated Water Resources Plan – Water Forward – recommended the adoption of ordinances that would increase water use efficiency by the commercial, industrial and institutional (CII) water use sectors, specifically including cooling towers. The proposed ordinance language would amend Chapter 6-4 (Water Conservation) by imposing administrative penalties of up to $500 for failure to submit required cooling tower registration and annual inspection reports to ensure towers are meeting all water efficiency standards and equipment requirements. Assessment of administrative penalties for this program would be consistent with the current assessment of penalties under the Commercial Irrigation System Evaluation and Commercial Car Wash Certification programs. The proposed ordinance also includes an offense for submitting a false report or tampering with readout and reporting devices. The proposed ordinance would also amend the inspection report requirements to include whether the tower is meeting additional water efficiency standards for drift eliminators and the addition of biocides to cooling tower recirculating water to prevent algae growth, thereby increasing water efficiency as well as protecting public health by preventing airborne bacteria. These measures are consistent with 1126.1 and E 403.5.2, respectively, of the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAMPO), and Standard 189.1, International Green Construction Code, of the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE). Finally, the proposed ordinance would amend City Code Section15-9-241 (Utility Regulations) by providing that those who do not submit required registration and inspection reports would be ineligible …

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4a - Cooling Tower RCA Backup original pdf

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 6-4 TO THE CITY CODE RELATING TO WATER CONSERVATION, REGULATION OF COOLING TOWERS, PUBLIC HEALTH MEASURES, AND THE ADDING OF NEW OFFENSES THAT MAY BE SUBJECT TO ASSESSMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE PENALTIES; OR CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES; AND AMENDING SECTION 15-9-241 RELATING TO EVAPORATIVE LOSS CREDIT ON WASTEWATER CHARGES FOR COOLING TOWERS. 10 BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN: 11 PART 1. FINDINGS. 12 The City Council finds that: 1. Given the potential for severe and frequent drought conditions in Central Texas, it is essential that new water use policies to conserve water continue to be developed. 2. Water conservation efforts, including policies for responsible water conservation and regulations for cooling towers, help maximize limited resources as population grows while ensuring supply for critical public health and safety needs including adequate supplies necessary for emergency fire fighting, fire suppression, and natural disaster or other emergency management or disaster response. 3. As water is essential to public health and sanitation and the City’s water supply is the sole or primary water supply for over a million people, water conservation and drought condition measures that help assure the maintenance of a sufficient City water supply for the City’s customers are necessary to protect public health and for the purposes of sanitation. PART 2. City Code Section 6-4-2 (Definitions) is repealed and replaced with a new Section 6-4-2 to read as follows: 31 § 6-4-2 - DEFINITIONS. 32 Unless a different definition is expressly provided, in this chapter: Page 1 of 28 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 (1) ACTION OF THE UTILITY means an action taken by Austin Water pursuant to this chapter. (2) AQUATIC LIFE means a vertebrate organism dependent upon an aquatic environment to sustain its life. (3) AUTOMATIC IRRIGATION SYSTEM means any irrigation system connected to and being operated by a programmable controller, including a permanently or temporarily installed irrigation system. (4) AUSTIN WATER, AW, AWU, and the Utility mean the Austin Water Utility. (5) AUXILIARY WATER means a water supply …

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4b - Onsite Reuse RCA original pdf

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Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Review and Recommendation November 13, 2020 Health and Environment Commission Meeting Date: Council Meeting Date: Department: Austin Water December 10, 2020 COA Strategic Direction: Client: Katherine Jashinski, Teresa Lutes, Kevin Critendon Agenda Item Recommend approval of an ordinance to establish Chapter 15-13 of the Austin City Code and amend City Code Chapter 2-13 regarding treatment, monitoring, and reporting regulations for Onsite Water Reuse Systems to encourage the development of local, sustainable water supplies using alternative source waters in commercial buildings for non-potable uses. Amount and Source of Funding Funding for the administration of these code changes is included in Austin Water’s FY 2020-2021 Approved Operating Budget November 29, 2018 – City Council approved the Water Forward Plan on a 10-0 vote. November 17, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Resource Management Commission November17, 2020 – To be reviewed by the Water and Wastewater Commission N/A Purchasing Language: N/A Prior Council Action: Boards and Commission Action: MBE/WBE: The 2018 Austin Integrated Water Resources Plan – Water Forward – includes strategies that require adoption of ordinances and incentives that would encourage and eventually require development of local, sustainable water supplies using alternative source waters (including rainwater, stormwater, A/C condensate, foundation drain water and graywater) for large commercial buildings for non-potable uses. The proposed ordinance language establishes regulations for the treatment, monitoring, and reporting requirements for onsite water reuse systems. These regulations are based on the model local ordinance from the National Blue Ribbon Commission for Onsite Non-potable Water Systems, which is supported by a risk- based public health framework that was developed by an expert panel of researchers, practitioners and public health officials. The proposed regulations are necessary to ensure the reuse systems are designed, operated and maintained in a manner that is protective of public health, thereby increasing their acceptance and adoption in new development. Along with these regulations, Austin Water is planning to administer a pilot onsite non- potable reuse incentive program. Grant awards are intended to help offset the installation costs of systems for development projects that voluntarily install and use onsite water reuse systems for non-potable water uses such as toilet flushing, cooling tower make-up water and irrigation. Through a proposed incentive program, projects that are able to offset at least 1,000,000 gallons of potable water each year will be eligible for $250,000 in grant funding and projects that …

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4b - Onsite Reuse RCA Backup original pdf

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE ADDING CHAPTER 15-13 TO THE CITY CODE RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF ONSITE WATER REUSE SYSTEMS; AMENDING CHAPTER 2-13 TO THE CITY CODE RELATING TO VIOLATIONS SUBJECT TO ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION; CREATING AN OFFENSE; AND ESTABLISHING CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PENALTIES. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF AUSTIN: PART 1. FINDINGS. 10 The City Council finds that: 1. Given the potential for severe and frequent drought conditions in Central Texas, it is essential that new water use policies to conserve water continue to be developed. 2. Water conservation efforts, including policies for responsible onsite water reuse systems, help maximize limited resources as population grows, while ensuring supply for critical public health and safety needs including adequate supplies necessary for emergency fire-fighting, fire suppression, and natural disaster or other emergency management or disaster response. 3. Proper maintenance of onsite water reuse systems is necessary for sanitation and to protect public health as the City’s standard means of treatment or disposal through the City’s wastewater treatment systems or storm sewers, as applicable, is not being used as the sole or primary means of treatment or disposal. 24 PART 2. City Code Chapter 15-13 is adopted to read as follows: ARTICLE 1. - REGULATION OF ONSITE WATER REUSE SYSTEMS. Division 1. - General Provisions. § 15-13-1 – APPLICABILITY. (A) This chapter applies to the installation and operation of Alternative Water Source systems on properties containing multi-family and non-residential buildings, where retail water service is provided by Austin Water or successor department. Page 1 of 37 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 (B) This chapter does not apply to Alternative Water Source systems: (1) (2) (3) (4) on properties where retail water service is provided by an entity other than Austin Water or successor department; on properties containing only one- or two-family dwellings which includes detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses); constructed for industrial process wastewater reuse regulated under Chapter 210 Subchapter E (Special Requirements for Use of Industrial Reclaimed Water) of Title 30 of the Texas Administrative Code; or constructed …

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4c - 2021 Proposed Meeting Schedule original pdf

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Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Proposed Meeting Schedule for 2021 January 12, 2021 March 2, 2021 May 4, 2021 July 6, 2021 September 7, 2021 November 2, 2021

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Presentation original pdf

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Water Forward Task Force Meeting 11/13/2020 Agenda  Staff Briefings  Approval of the September 4, 2020 Meeting Minutes • Water Forward Implementation Progress and Outlook • Technical Advisory Group and Task Force Subcommittees Recap  Voting Items (summarized language) • Recommend approval of an ordinance related to cooling towers • Recommend approval of an ordinance related to Onsite Water Reuse Systems • Discuss and consider approval of proposed meeting schedule for 2020 3a. Water Forward Implementation Progress and Outlook Current Water Supplies Monthly Inflows to Lakes Buchanan and Travis Data through October 31, 2020 Average 1942 - Present Average 2008 - 2015 2019 2020 h t n o M r e p t e e F - e r c A 400,000 350,000 300,000 250,000 200,000 150,000 100,000 50,000 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Current Water Supplies Combined Storage of Lakes Buchanan and Travis January 1, 2005 through November 1, 2020 2.01M ac-ft Full Storage t e e f - e r c a , e g a r o t S 2,200,000 2,000,000 1,800,000 1,600,000 1,400,000 1,200,000 1,000,000 800,000 600,000 400,000 200,000 0.6M ac-ft Interruptible stored water for non- Garwood divisions was not provided by LCRA in 2012 through 2015. 0 Jan-05 Jan-06 Jan-07 Jan-08 Jan-09 Jan-10 Jan-11 Jan-12 Jan-13 Jan-14 Jan-15 Jan-16 Jan-17 Jan-18 Jan-19 Jan-20 Jan-21 Jan-22 LCRA Lake Levels Forecast https://www.lcra.org/download/combined-storage-of-lakes-buchanan-and-travis/?wpdmdl=9375 Water Forward Strategies • Indirect Potable Reuse Questions and Discussion 3b. Technical Advisory Group and Task Force Subcommittees Recap 9/29 & 10/23 Ordinance Subcommittee Meetings  Onsite Regulatory Framework Workshop Recap  Next Steps for Non-LDC Code Changes  Community Engagement  Affordability Discussion Questions and Discussion 4. Voting Items Item 4a  Recommend approval of an ordinance amending City Code Chapter 6-4 (Water Conservation) and City Code Section 15-9-241 (Utility Regulations) related to commercial and industrial cooling tower water efficiency performance standards, operations, registration, inspection and administrative requirements and penalties. Item 4b  Recommend approval of an ordinance to establish Chapter 15-13 of the Austin City Code and amend City Code Chapter 2-13 regarding treatment, monitoring, and reporting regulations for Onsite Water Reuse Systems to encourage the development of local, sustainable water supplies using alternative source waters in commercial buildings for non-potable uses.  Discuss and consider approval of proposed meeting Item 4c schedule for 2021 • January 12, 2021 • March 2, 2021 • …

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Sept. 4, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Versión en español a continuación. Special Meeting of the Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force September 4, 2020 at 1pm Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force to be held September 4, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Day before the scheduled meeting, September 3rd by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the September 4th Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-0194 or marisa.flores@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to marisa.flores@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force FECHA de la reunion (September 4, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (September 3rd antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los residentes deben: Page 1 of 2 Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting September 4, 2020 • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en 512-972-0194 o marisa.flores@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es el nombre del orador, los números de artículo sobre los que desean hablar, si están a favor / en contra / neutrales, …

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Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Packet Index September 4, 2020 Page 2 7 9 Item Agenda Minutes Presentation Versión en español a continuación. Special Meeting of the Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force September 4, 2020 at 1pm Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force to be held September 4, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Day before the scheduled meeting, September 3rd by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the September 4th Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-0194 or marisa.flores@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to marisa.flores@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Reunión del Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force FECHA de la reunion (September 4, 2020) La junta se llevará con modificaciones de distanciamiento social Se permitirán comentarios públicos por teléfono; no se permitirá ninguna entrada en persona. Todos los oradores deben registrarse con anticipación (September 3rd antes del mediodía). Todos los comentarios públicos se producirán al comienzo de la reunión. Para hablar de forma remota en la reunión, los residentes deben: Page 1 of 2 9/4AIWRPCTF2 Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting September 4, 2020 • Llame o envíe un correo electrónico al enlace de la junta en 512-972-0194 o marisa.flores@austintexas.gov a más tardar al mediodía (el día antes de la reunión). La información requerida es …

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July 17, 2020

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Special Meeting of the Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force July 17, 2020 at 1pm Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force to be held July 17, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (Day before the scheduled meeting, July 16th by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the July 17th Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-972-0194 or marisa.flores@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to marisa.flores@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Page 1 of 2 Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Meeting July 17, 2020 Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force July 17, 2020 at 1:00pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCING For more information go to: AGENDA Austin Integrated Water Resource Planning Community Task Force Vanessa Puig-Williams Sarah Richards Lauren Ross Voting Members: Sharlene Leurig - Chair Jennifer Walker – Vice Chair Todd Bartee Diane Kennedy Perry Lorenz Robert Mace Hani Michel Bill Moriarty Ex Officio Non-Voting Members: Austin Water: Kevin Critendon Austin Energy: Kathleen Garrett Austin Resource Recovery: Tony Davee Neighborhood Housing and Community Development: Sam Tedford Office of Innovation: Kerry O’Connor Office of Sustainability: Lucia Athens Parks and Recreation: Liana Kallivoka Watershed Protection: Mike Kelly 1. CALL TO ORDER – July 17, 2020 at 1:00pm 2. APPROVAL OF MEETING MINUTES a. Approval of the meeting minutes from the May 4, 2020 Task Force meeting 3. …

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