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NO HHW DROP OFF IN MAY

Due to the Coronavirus, the May 13, 2020 collection event of dangerous household products has been canceled.

REMINDER – LIMITED TRASH SERVICE IS STILL ONGOING THRU MAY 29, 2020

Waste Connections will continue to pick up our trash and recycle on its regular schedule.  However, there is a major change in service.  ANY trash left beside the Waste Connections containers will not be picked up.   ONLY CONTENTS WITHIN CARTS WILL BE PICKED UP to minimize exposure to the COVID-19 for the Waste Management staff.   Read full post »

Your Toilet Is Not A Trash Can

One of the earliest stories about the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States was the sudden stockpiling of toilet paper. Stores ran out quickly, and people began substituting paper towels and baby wipes. These products do not break down easily and are not meant to be flushed. There was an immediate uptick in clogged sewer lines and plumbing systems  Read full post »

TEMPORARY PROCEDURE FOR COMMERCIAL PLAN REVIEW

During this time of Shelter in Place, and until the lobby of the District office is safe to open back to the public, this procedure will be used for commercial customers.  Paper plans will not be accepted at this time.

PAYMENT POSTING

Good Day Customers Payments to accounts are being delayed due to the COVID-19 District Procedures being used by staff.  Payments will be posted to your account by using the date received. Please expect that payments are taking 10-14 business days to post to your account and then be drafted from your bank.  This is in  Read full post »

April 16, 6:00 p.m. – Web Video Board Meeting

WCID 17 announces that in order to ensure compliance with US and Texas State Government recommendations concerning public gatherings, the normally scheduled March meeting was cancelled and the Thursday, April 16, 2020 meeting will be held via video web meeting and members of the public will be able to have free access to listen and  Read full post »

NOTICE OF WASTEWATER PUMP PROBLEM

ATTENTION RESIDENTS: Travis County Water District No. 17 has been experiencing an ongoing problem with wastewater pumps in area neighborhoods clogging with ‘disposable’ wipes and rags. Please do not flush any type of rag, swiffer sheet, mophead, DUST CLOTH, BABY/SANITARY WIPEs (even wipes labeled as disposable). These items can cause serious damage to the waste  Read full post »

Save Money All Summer by Testing Automated Irrigation Systems

Now is a good time to spruce up your irrigation system after it has been dormant all winter.  As you turn on your automated systems this month, you will want to run zone tests or have your irrigation contractor do so, to check for misdirected or leaking heads which may need to be repaired, as  Read full post »

Nations Water Associations Reassure Public 3-18-2020

WCID No. 17 would like to pass along a message from the Nation’s Water Associations.** Please reference this link for press release.** As discussed previously, WCID No.17 is proud to offer its residents only the highest quality potable water and sanitary sewer service. Our employees strive day in and day out to place the public’s  Read full post »

WCID No.17 ANNOUNCES COVID19 RESPONSE UPDATE – 3/17/20

In order to ensure public access to reliable potable water throughout the current situation, WCID No.17 announces that all scheduled disconnection will be canceled until further notice. Affected customers or those with concerns should contact the District Office at 512-266-1111, extension 116, 118 or 122. Some members of the public have expressed concerns over the  Read full post »