2012 Brazos Valley Water Conservation Symposium: Presentation materials

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.

Flyer PDF    |    Agenda PDF

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