The Brazos Valley Water Conservation Symposium in Waco highlighted ways in which the region may meet its water needs through enhanced water conservation. The symposium was aimed at water utility professionals and local decision makers; interested citizens were also welcome to attend. Co-sponsors of the symposium include the national Alliance for Water Efficiency, the Brazos River Authority, the City of Waco, the National Wildlife Federation, and the Texas Water Foundation.
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Click on the links below to download PDFs of the speakers’ presentations.
Conservation in the State Water Plan and Requirements for Retail Water Suppliers
Comer Tuck, Director, Conservation Division, Texas Water Development Board
Water Conservation Myths, the Fear Factor, and the National Picture
Carole Baker, Alliance for Water Efficiency and Texas Water Foundation
The Business Case for Water Conservation and its Impact on Rates
Mark Peterson, Coordinator for Outdoor Programs, San Antonio Water System
The Water Efficiency Network of North Texas – Working Together for Solutions
Lorrie Reeves, Urban Water Programs, Texas Agrilife Research and Extension
Panel Discussion: Implementing Conservation in a Medium-Sized Utility – How we did it, Lessons Learned
Jennifer Nations, Conservation Coordinator, City of College Station
Melody Emadiazar – Water Education Coordinator, City of Frisco
Whitney Milberger – Water & Energy Efficiency Specialist, City of Cedar Park