Like many other American cities, Austin, Texas is dealing with a growing homelessness problem.

A video circulating on social media shows one woodsy area that is popular with residents, absolutely overwhelmed by garbage, clothing, old furniture and other debris.

Some locals claim that the garbage is even finding its way into a nearby creek.

FOX News reported:

Debris from Austin homeless encampment falling into creek: ‘Insanity’

An Austin, Texas resident who has been documenting the city’s homeless crisis shared a video Wednesday showing a greenbelt destroyed by a homeless encampment.

The Barton Creek Greenbelt in South Austin, lies along Barton Creek and connects to Barton Springs Pool – a popular area frequented by city residents.

Jamie Hammond, who uploads videos under the “Documenting Austin’s Streets and Homeless” account, said the greenbelt has gotten “so bad.” He said trash and debris from the encampment – including waste and needles – were falling into Barton Creek, which flows toward Barton Springs.

“If this doesn’t upset people, nothing will,” Hammond said in the video, while touring the wreckage. “Insanity.”

Last month, Hammond partnered with the group Nomadik to develop an AI interactive map, documenting the city’s homeless crisis. The map vividly depicts where homeless encampments are concentrated throughout the city.

On Thursday, a brush fire broke out at the same encampment.

See the video below:

The Barton Creek Greenbelt is SO BAD.

It’s literally the definition of insanity.

It’s all falling into Barton Creek.

More to come.

— DASH (@DocumentingATX) March 13, 2024

Where are all the liberals who claim to care about the environment?

For as many so-called “environmentalists” on #ATXCouncil, this is truly disappointing. The Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of the finest green spaces in any urban center, in the country. Where is the outrage?! @SierraClubATX @TexasSierraClub #txlege

— Daniel Warner (@DanielM_Warner) March 13, 2024

Austin has become a cesspool thanks to Democrats.

— Bob Byars (Gab: @Bob_Byars) (@RobertJByars) March 13, 2024

It’s heartbreaking to see what has been done to this area.

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