water conservation

KUT Morning Newscast for May 3, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 3, 2024. The Austin City Council approved a resolution to protect transgender people. The Austin City Council has unanimously approved new policies for long-term water conservation and drought response. Travis County voters will elect people to oversee property tax appraisals for the first time. The Leander Independent School District has created a new, two-million-dollar grant program for its teachers and staff. Hays County’s hosting a Tire Collection Event tomorrow.

KUT Morning Newscast for May 1, 2024

Central Texas top stories for May 1, 2024. Austin-Travis County EMS responded to a flood of overdose-related calls this week. Austin Water will bring its plans for future conservation to the City Council tomorrow. San Marcos “can ban” goes into effect today.

KUT Morning Newscast for April 25, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 25, 2024. Fallout from yesterday’s pro-Palestinian protest on UT Austin’s campus. Advocates say the city of Austin still has work to do to ensure sexual assault survivors are getting the help they need. Austin Water’s plans for future conservation have come under fire from members of a city task force.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for April 19, 2024

Central Texas top stories for April 19, 2024. Austin Water unveiled a new plan to conserve water and battle drought. Moderate to severe drought is persisting mainly in western parts of Central Texas. The City of San Marcos is getting 14 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Transportation. San Marcos is hosting its annual summer fan drive. The City of Austin is looking into how entry fees at its swimming pools can be adjusted. Weekend rain chances. Tomorrow’s Texas Football Orange & White game is still on schedule, despite the high likelihood of rain. Austin FC face Houston in their second Copa Tejas match of the year.

KUT Morning Newscast for February 21, 2024

Central Texas top stories for February 21, 2024. Numbers from the first day of early voting. School vouchers are not a priority for Republican voters. Del Valle ISD swears in trustee to vacant seat. Georgetown is educating its residents on water conservation.

KUT Morning Newscast for October 30, 2023

Central Texas top stories for October 30, 2023. Cold weather this week. Early voting continues. Leander ISD test scores. Kyle water conservation, World Series game 3. Longhorns hold in poll.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 14, 2023

Central Texas top stories for August 14, 2023. Excessive heat warning. Calls for water conservation. Parmer lane fire relief. CapMetro service disruptions. Hot school buses. University of Texas at Austin Medical Center. Longhorns 11th in AP rankings.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for July 24, 2023

Central Texas top stories for July 24, 2023. This month tied with last year for Austin’s hottest July on record. LCRA calls for water conservation. Heat encourages plant growth in Lady Bird Lake. Burn ban for Austin parks and wildland preserves. More Austin Fire and EMS stations getting back-up generators. Non-profit organization provides heat relief in Williamson Co.

KUT Morning Newscast for June 8, 2023

Central Texas top stories for June 8, 2023. Ozone action day today. Evictions in San Marcos. Leander residents conserving water. Round Rock ISD summer mental health services. Eanes ISD police force. LGBTQ pride at the library.

KUT Morning Newscast for January 23, 2023

Central Texas top stories for January 23, 2023. Austin homeless count. Pearce Lane project. Leander water conservation. The Texas Lottery goes digital. Longhorn Basketball.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 17, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 17, 2022. Weather changes coming. Housing market normalizing. Call for water conservation. Jan 6 guilty plea. Student parent college costs. Spurs coming to Austin.

KUT Afternoon Newscast for August 10, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 10, 2022. Hays county water conservation. Lakes Buchanan and Travis water flow. CapMetro cooling center rides. Austin ISD bond proposal.

KUT Morning Newscast for August 5, 2022

Central Texas top stories for August 5, 2022. Hermosa Wildfire, Fighting Fires During Water Restrictions, Tax Free Weekend, Cepeda Library, El Buen Samaritano, Austin FC.

KUT Morning Newscast for July 21, 2022

Central Texas top stories for July 21, 2022. The Austin City Council will decide whether or not the city will decriminalize abortion. Another heat advisory is in effect today, and dehydration puts you most at risk for heat-related illness. The City of Kyle is asking residents to conserve water. The cost for Austin’s light rail project has nearly doubled. Austin ISD’s Bond Steering Committee met last night to discuss 2022 bond proposals.