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2020 Central Texas Water Conservation Symposium

February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


10th  Annual Central Texas Water Conservation Symposium
Collaborating for Success: Planning & Programs that get Results

Registration: https://ctwcs2020.eventbrite.com

View Agenda: 2020 CTWCS Agenda

The Central Texas 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.  

Thursday, February 13, 2019
8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Registration is $45 – Includes Conference Material, Breakfast, and Lunch (Vegan and Gluten Free options available)

ABOR Member Event Center (formerly Canyon View Event Center)
4800 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX  78759

Topics to be covered: 

  • Water + Planning: The Value of Land Use Planning in Achieving Increased Water Efficiency
  • Balancing Affordability and Conservation in Water Rate Setting
  • Integrating Water and Land Use
  • How to use Data and Free Online Tools to Drive Customer Engagement
  • Deep Dive into Irrigation Audits – Pros and Cons and how to Effectively Engage the Public
  • Water Reuse as a Resource
  • The Future of Austin’s Reclaimed Water System
  • US Bureau of Reclamation on the WIIN Act

Speakers Include:

  • Bill Cesanek AICP, Vice President, CDM Smith & co-lead for American Planning Association Water+Planning Connect
  • David Switzer, Assistant Professor, Truman School of Public Affairs, University of Missouri
  • Andrew Spurgin AICP, Principal Planner, City of Westminster, Colorado
  • Kevin Kluge, Texas Water Development Board 
  • Martha Wright, Conservation Resource Analyst, San Antonio Water System
  • Sasha Kodet, Conservation Planner, San Antonio Water System
  • David Turnage, Conservation Program Specialist, City of Austin
  • Mark Warden, City of Georgetown
  • Dan Pedersen, Reclaimed Program Manager, City of Austin
  • Collins Balcombe, Supervisor, Planning & Project Development Division
  • Earl Foster, General Manager, Lakeway Municipal Utility District

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.


February 13, 2020
8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Jennifer Walker


ABOR Member Event Center (formerly Canyon View Event Center)
4800 Spicewood Springs Road
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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