Austin and surrounding areas have suffered metered water rate increases of almost 100% in 12 years from 2000 to 2012.

Water is the "new oil" - - - - water utilities and cities are using water as a new form of taxation.

The cost savings of pumping lake water over using metered water can pay for one of our

reliable lake pump systems in as little as one year.

Customers are  now claiming Austin Water Utility is randomly "scamming" their monthly water bills