Conference Materials: 2016 Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium New Frontiers in Water Conservation

United Way Community Resource Center – 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX
Wednesday, March 9th
From 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Topics presented:

American water demand trends and the future of water conservation; Water conservation’s role in the Gulf Coast’s future water supply; How assessing deferred costs can lead to big savings in water and money; How to use digital marketing to influence behavior and attitudes; Strategies from leaders to access big savings from outdoor water users.

Presented by:

Montgomery County/Gulf Coast Water Efficiency Network, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter, Texas Water Foundation, National Wildlife Federation, Galveston Bay Foundation, City of Sugar Land, Texas AWWA; Woodlands Joint Powers Agency

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Symposium Agenda and Presentations

American Water Demand Trends and the Future of Conservation: Peter Mayer, Technical Consultant, Alliance for Water Efficiency

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The Role of Water Conservation in the Gulf Coast’s Future Water Supply Data from the Newly Adopted Region H Plan:  Jason Afinowicz, Region H Project Manager, Freese and Nichols

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Larry’s Toolbox: 15% Saves 400 Million North Fort Bend Regional Water Authority: Lindsay Kovar, Project Manager, Brown and Gay Engineers and Robert Patton, Director, North Fort Bend Water Authority

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The More You Know, The More You Save: Dana Nichols, Manager – Conservation Department, San Antonio Water System

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City of Huntsville: Deferring Capitol Costs through Outdoor Irrigation Restrictions: Timothy Pannkuk, Associate Professor, Sam Houston State University

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Outdoor is where it’s at – Maximizing Outdoor Water Savings

Using ET Weather Stations as a Regional Tool to Save Water: Mike Turco, General Manager, Harris-Galveston Subsidence District

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Water Conservation by the Yard: Estimating Savings from Outdoor Watering Restrictions: Ken Kramer, Water Resources Chair, Lone Star Chapter of the Sierra Club

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Concierge Conservation: Increase Savings & Customer Influence: Karen Guz, Conservation Manager, San Antonio Water System

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