WATER: Places you can get free water around Austin, surrounding areas

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Bottled water is on its way to Travis County from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and expected to arrive sometime Friday, according to Travis County Judge Andy Brown. When it arrives, we’ll update this story with distribution information.

For now, here’s a list of other places distributing water in Central Texas:

  • Meanwhile Brewing Company, 3901 Promontory Point Dr.: On Thursday the Austin brewery distributed some of its water and is doing so again at 10 a.m. Friday until it’s out. It asks people to bring their own containers and is limiting water to five gallons per household.
  • St. Elmo Brewing, 440 E. St. Elmo Rd.: St. Elmo will be open from 12-5 p.m. to distribute potable water for free. There’s a 5-gallon maximum per household. Beer, wine and cider will also be available to-go.
  • Adelbert’s Brewing, 2314 Rutland Dr. Suite 100: Adelbert’s will be open from 12-6 p.m. (longer if weather permits) and people are asked to bring their own containers to put water in. They also have a charging station available for people who need to charge their electronic devices. And yes, they’ll have beer there, too.
  • Brewtorium, 6015 Dillard Cir. Suite A: Open from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. for potable water fills, and the ask you bring your own container to fill. They’ll also have a charging station, and from 2-6 p.m. they’ll serve soft pretzels and beverages for online and in-store ordering.
  • Natural Grocers, all Central Texas locations: People can get up to five gallons of reverse-osmosis water from the machines at the store for free, and pay 25 cents for each additional gallon. They ask you to bring your own container. Stores open at 10 a.m. and those with the store say it’ll be available until Feb. 23. Locations: Austin – Arbor Walk, 10515 N. Mopac Expressway, Bldg. L; Austin – North Lamar, 4615 North Lamar Blvd Suite 304; Cedar Park, 1335 E Whitestone Blvd Bldg G-17; Georgetown, 1301 W. University Ave.
  • Batch Brewhouse, 3220 Manor Rd.: Batch Brewhouse says they have water that has been boiled and ready to go. Bring your own container.
  • Lazarus Brewing Co., 1902 E. 6th St.: Lazuras closes at 10 p.m. and is serving a limited menu, and you can get your containers filled with water.
  • Gabriela’s Downtown, 900 E. 7th St.: Simply Rain Water, an Austin water company that features plastic-free bottles, will distribute 10,000 bottles of water there.
  • Infamous Brewing, 4602 Weletka Dr.: Infamous is open from 12-6 p.m. for water. Bring your own container.
  • Prep To Your Door, 507 Calles St., #100. Prep To Your Door is open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Bring your own container.
  • Austin Beerworks, 3001 Industrial Terrace. Austin Beerworks is offering water refills between Noon and 5 p.m. Bring your own containers.
  • Pinthouse Pizza, various locations: It’s offering water at its Burnet, South Lamar and Round Rock locations until 8 p.m. Bring your own containers.
  • Georgetown Community Center, 445 E. Morrow St.: Georgetown residents without water service who bring their own containers can acquire up to 20 gallons of water per household Friday between 12:30 and 5:30 p.m.
  • Beerburg Brewing, 13476 Fitzhugh Road: Giving out water from noon until 5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, and 50% of all beer to-go sales this weekend will be donated to Austin Mutual Aid. People need to bring their own containers and there’s no limit for water.
  • Oskar Blues Brewery, 10420 Metric Boulevard: Clean water fill-up from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Residents can bring clean containers to fill with fresh water. Find information here.
  • Mozart’s Coffee Roasters, 3825 Lake Austin Boulevard: Free water distribution from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Guests should bring their own containers to be filled with non-boiled water from their hose. 5-gallon limit per customer. PROPANE: There will be two 30-gallon pots on propane, boiling water for any who need it. Guests may BYOContainer until the propane runs out. Five-gallon limit per customer.
  • Texas Beer Co., 1331 W. Second St., Taylor: Noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. Drive-thru water distribution. Find information here.
  • Fire Station No. 1, 200 Washburn, Taylor: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or until supplies are gone. Residents will be able to pick up a bag with six bottles of drinking water per vehicle. Find information here.
  • City of Blanco event water distribution, 503 Pecan St., Blanco: The City of Blanco will provide non-potable water. For information, click here.
  • Blue Owl Brewing, 2400 E Cesar Chavez St #300 in Austin: Offering free potable water from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Tony Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones Rd in Austin: Offering water from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. while supplies last.
  • Hill Country Bible Church, 3300 Little Elm Trail in Cedar Park TX: Offering clean drinking water from 12:00 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 1:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday and Feb. 22-27 from 9:00-6:30 p.m. For more information, click here.
  • Celis Brewery, 10001 Metric Blvd in Austin: Open Saturday beginning at noon. Offering free water to people in need. You must bring your own vessel. It is limited to five gallons per family.
  • Bedicheck Middle School, 6800 Bill Hughes Road: Offering a pop-up water distribution site in the parking lot by the track. Starts at 5 p.m. Saturday.
  • Greater Mount Zion Church, Promiseland Church and Friendship Creekside Fellowship: Distributing free water until 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

If you know of other places where water distribution is happening, email reportit@kxan.com

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