Ullrich Water Treatment Plant

Community Updates


Basin 1 Cleaning Scheduled to Begin January 16, 2024

Cleaning of Basin 1 is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, January 16th. Depending on weather and contractor availability the start dale could be delayed, but it will not be sooner than January 16. We will send a confirmation closer to the start date. 

Work hours will be 8 AM to 5 PM on weekdays, excluding holidays.

As reported in the November 15th meeting, staff is working to procure temporary sound mitigation solutions based on the learnings from the Noise Modeling Report. We will provide an update on these measures in January.

AT&T Work Scheduled

We have been notified that AT&T will do work on their tower located at Ullrich Water Treatment Plant beginning Monday, December 11th through the end of December. Work hours will be limited to 8 AM to 4 PM on weekdays, no holidays or weekends. If you have any questions, you can contact Keenan Hickman, Area Manager Network Engineering, AT&T by email or phone at 713-304-5818. 

Community Updates


Clearing Downed Trees and Limbs is Scheduled for Dec. 11

Our contractor is scheduled to remove downed trees and limbs on the Ausitn Water property located at 812 Rocky River Road on December 11, 2023. The contractor will haul the collected materials off-site. We expect this work to be completed quickly.

Community Updates


Sound Propagation Study Modeling Report 

Report Available
The Ullrich Water Treatment Plant Site Sound Propagation Study Modeling Report is available to review and download at this link.

Ullrich WTP 10.03.23

About Ullrich Water Treatment Plant

The Ullrich Water Treatment Plant was built in 1969 and has a rated design treatment capacity of 167 million gallons per day (MGD). The plant is a conventional lime softening design, with up-flow solids contact reactor type clarifiers, gravity filters, clear well storage, and has raw water and finished water pumping stations. The plant has undergone a number of expansions and renovations over the years. It was expanded to its current treatment capacity in 2006. Ullrich Water Treatment Plant is one of three water treatment plants serving Austin Water customers, and it is the largest in treatment capacity.

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Travis County Water District 10

The Water District is located in western Travis County. The District includes the City of West Lake Hills and the major subdivisions of Westwood, Rolling Hills West, Knollwood, Westlake Highlands, Sundown Parkway, Camelot and the original Rob Roy Ranch. 

Overall, the District covers an area of approximately 5,000 acres, and has about 3,000 residential and business accounts comprised of about 10,000 people. Water for the service area is provided wholesale by Austin Water (City of Austin) and retailed to customers through WCID 10. 

For more information, visit Travis County Water District 10.