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2019 Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

February 28, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium 2019

8th annual Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

Water Efficient Future: Planning, Tools and Best Practices


The Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium provides water utilities 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.  This year’s symposium is focused on new and improved tools to help your utility meet its water conservation goals.  The symposium will also feature case studies highlighting planning, redevelopment and water conservation implementation efforts from cities large and small.

Register HERE : Registration is $45 and includes Conference Materials, Breakfast, and Lunch (Vegan and Gluten Free options available).


Symposium Agenda

Topics to be covered include:

  • The EPA WaterSense Program and how your can use it to save water
  • Houston Water Future & Water Conservation’s Role
  • Water Conservation Planning and Practice – New Tools for Utilities!
  • The Municipal Water Conservation Tracking Tool – how to use this new (free) tool to plan your programs
  • Water Conservation Plan are due in May – Best Practices and Resource to get the job done
  • Decentralized Water Reuse: Case Studies from across the US + Evolution of Policy & Practice
  • Dallas Water Utilities and New Braunfels Utilities – Using creative strategies to manage growth and water supplies for cities big and small

Speakers include:

  • Veronica Blette – Chief, WaterSense Branch, EPA Office of Wastewater Management
  • Yvonne Forrest – Deputy Director, Houston Water
  • Bill Christiansen – Director of Programs, Alliance for Water Efficiency
  • John Sutton – Municipal Water Conservation Program, Texas Water Development Board
  • Erin English PE – Practice Leader, Biohabitats
  • Terry Lowery – Director, Dallas Water
  • Ryan Kelso – Director of Water Services and Compliance, New Braunfels Utilities
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


February 28, 2019
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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United Way Community Resource Center
50 Waugh Drive
Houston, TX 77007 United States
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