On March 14, 2023, a water main burst at the intersection of Bull Creek Road and Shoal Creek Blvd, between Hancock Drive and 2222. Potable drinking water then entered Shoal Creek at a high flow rate, which introduced chlorine and…Read More
At this time of the year, we reflect back on a (very) long, dry summer interrupted by a record-breaking flood on Shoal Creek. Times of drought and heavy rainfall each take their toll on our natural spaces. That’s why Shoal…Read More
The City of Austin Watershed Protection Department (WPD) conducted an extensive field study to identify the sources and types of litter in Austin’s creeks, as instructed in a 2020 City Council Resolution directing the city to “prepare a study with…Read More
On Monday, August 22, 2022, a record-breaking downpour dropping nearly five inches of rain in three hours caused Shoal Creek to flood, reaching its highest level since 2015. Numerous photos, videos, and news stories have documented the incredible surge of…Read More
Shoal Creek Watershed Action Plan Receives EPA Acceptance!
A New Milestone in Restoring the Creek We Love The Shoal Creek Watershed Action Plan Receives U.S. EPA Acceptance! It’s simple: people are drawn to water. We see it every day along Shoal Creek. Families pack up picnic baskets for…Read More
Shoal Creek Conservancy is a proud steward of the 13-square-mile Shoal Creek watershed and the creek and trail running through it. We engage in thoughtful public and private partnerships, lead fun and meaningful educational programming, and spearhead on-the-ground improvements that make Shoal Creek and the Shoal Creek Trail safer, more accessible, and more inspiring places to be.