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Round Rock May Pay Back Water Debt With Effluent

The Lower Colorado River Authority is considering a plan to have treated effluent from the city of Round Rock pumped into the Colorado River system via Wilbarger Creek, which joins the Colorado River in Bastrop County.

Pete Matamoros, 81, walks near the Colorado River under U.S. Highway 183 at the Colorado River Wildlife Sanctuary in Austi...

The Lower Colorado River Authority is considering a plan to have treated effluent from the city of Round Rock pumped into the Colorado River system via Wilbarger Creek, which joins the Colorado River in Bastrop County. The plan would allow Round Rock to pay back a water debt that it will incur in the future for water it takes out of the Colorado River basin. (Austin American-Statesman)

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