2007 Dallas Regional Water for People and the Environment Conference

In 2007, the Texas Living Waters Project hosted the “Water for People and the Environment” regional conference in Dallas, Texas.

Agenda PDFClick on the links below to download PDFs of the speakers’ presentations.

Panel Discussion: Setting the Stage: (Water) Planning Ahead

Drought Management – How Much Water Do We REALLY Need?
Tyson Broad, Lone Star Chapter, Sierra Club

“Environmental Flows” – Fish Need Water Too!
Myron Hess, National Wildlife Federation

Changing Climate? / Changing Water Needs?
Mary Kelly, Environmental Defense

Panel Discussion: Water Conservation: First Do No Harm

San Antonio: A Water Conservation Success Story
Dana Nichols, San Antonio Water System (SAWS)

Enhancing the Water IQ in North Central Texas
Denise Hickey, North Texas Municipal Water District

Panel Discussion: Surface Water Issues: More Than Skimming the Surface

The Case for New Reservoirs
Jim Parks, Region C Water Planning Group

The Case against New Reservoirs
Richard LeTourneau, Region D Water Planning Group

Oklahoma Water for Texas? – Yes
Jim Oliver, Tarrant Regional Water District

Panel Discussion: Groundwater Issues: Digging Deeper

Joint Groundwater Management Planning: GMAs and DFCs(?!)
Richard Bowers, Central Texas Groundwater Conservation District

Current and Future Water Use in the Northern Trinity Aquifer
Jean-Philippe Nicot, Bureau of Economic Geology

Citizen Concerns about Water Demands on the Northern Trinity
Kathy Chruscielski, PARCHED (Parker Area Residents Committed to Halting Excessive Drilling)