The current Water Forward Plan was approved by the Austin City Council in November 2018 and is currently in the implementation stage. The 2018 plan embraced an innovative and integrated water management process with the goal of ensuring a diversified, sustainable and resilient water future with a strong emphasis on water conservation.
As Water Forward is updated in the future, information about the updates will be shared here.
Water Forward 2024 Update
Austin Water has now started the process to complete the first 5-year update to the Water Forward plan and is targeting plan completion by 2024. Visit the Water Forward 2024 SpeakUp Austin! page by clicking here, for project updates and to provide your input by taking a survey, and more.
Water Forward Strategies
Water Forward Community Ambassadors
Austin Water is excited to welcome our new Water Forward Community Ambassadors! Leading with equity, this group will be pivotal in AW’s community engagement, inclusion, and affordability goals and strategy implementation. To stay updated on their work and the plan update process, subscribe to our newsletter!