The Save Our Springs Alliance (SOS) is grassroots power and Texas-sized passion at its finest! Waaaaaaay back in the early 1990s a group of Austin citizens came together to fight a huge development that threatened the Barton Springs watershed. The resulting ordinance was a historic citizen’s success story. Twenty years later SOS is still fighting to protect the water quality and natural beauty of the Hill Country springs we love. Every time you hike the greenbelt, take a refreshing dip in Barton Springs, or catch a glimpse of the tree-covered watershed that is much of southwest Austin, you might tip your hat to the S.O.S.
The Save Our Springs Alliance works to protect the Edwards Aquifer, its springs and contributing streams, and the natural and cultural heritage of the Hill Country region and its watersheds, with special emphasis on Barton Springs. If you are new to Austin or too young to remember, check out this Chronicle Award to understand the enormous impact this organization has had on the quality of life we Austinites enjoy.
This month EcoClean is working to give a little back. As this month’s ECOCLEAN PROPS PARTNER, SOS will receive 5% of our sales every Wednesday in December. With your help Austin we can really make a difference. Remember, the more clothes we clean, the more money we raise for S.O.S.
PROPS to you SOS, and we’ll see you Wednesday Austin.