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2018 Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

March 22, 2018 @ 9:00 am 3:30 pm

7th annual Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

Conservation’s Potential and Promise in Changing Times

  The Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium provides water professionals with the information needed to implement successful water conservation programs, effectively engage customers, and plan for the future. Learn from state and national experts about the latest approaches, what is coming next and best practices for maximum efficiency gains. Register HERE : Registration is $45 and includes Conference Materials, Continental Breakfast, and Lunch.   Symposium Agenda Topics to be covered include:
  • Learn how to effectively use social media to deliver water conservation messaging to customers and stakeholders, as well as local journalists.
  • The latest news from the Texas Water Development Board
  • Conservation’s Potential and Promise: Water Conservation by the Yard: How much can you save by limiting outdoor watering Water Conservation Means Texas Jobs
  • Innovative Financing Tools to Rebuild the Gulf Coast with Water Conservation in Mind
  • Gulf Coast Weather Future – which weather events are signs of things to come, and which are just the weather up to its old tricks.
  • Why am I using Less Water and Paying More? Learn how to address this issue with customers
  • Incentivizing Water Conservation through creative programs
Speakers include:
  • Kathleen Jackson, Board Member, Texas Water Development Board
  • Stacy Chesney, Manager of Media Communications, Denver Water
  • Carole Baker, President, Texas Water Foundation
  • Lindsay Kovar, BGE, Inc.
  • Bob Patton, Board Member, North Fort Bend Water Authority
  • Ruthie Redmond, Water Resources Specialist, Sierra Club Lone Star Chapter
  • John Nielson-Gammon, State Climatologist and Professor of Atmospheric Science, Texas A&M
  • Tom Entsminger, State Programs Coordinator, Texas Water Development Board
  • Marina Badoian-Kriticos, Regional Program Advisor, Texas PACE Authority
  • Stu Feinglas, Senior Water Resources Analyst, City of Westminster
  • Jonathan Kleinman, President, AIQUEOUS
Who should attend:
Mayors, City Council, Board Members of MUD’s, Regional Water Authorities, City Managers, Water Utility Directors and Staff, Water Conservation Managers, Program Staff and other Relevant Staff, CFO’s Finance Directors, Sustainability Directors, Business and Community Leaders, Consultants and Advocates.
Location: United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007  


March 22, 2018
9:00 am – 3:30 pm
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