Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, a weather data collection site, recorded 15.7 inches of rain during September and October. That marks the seventh-highest rainfall total for the two months since records began in 1942, state climatologist John Nielsen-Gammon said.
The task force created Water Forward, a plan that proposes several ways to maximize water supply. One strategy is the construction of a 90,000 square foot aquifer for water storage and recovery, Walker said.
Despite losing his race for Austin Independent School District 4 Trustee, Zachary Price said he does not regret his campaign, which was supported by multiple citywide groups, young voters, friends and former teachers at Anderson High School.