8th Annual Gulf Coast Water Conservation SymposiumWater 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. Thursday, February 28, 20198 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Registration is $45 - Includes Conference Materials, Continental Breakfast, and Lunch United Way Community Resource Center50 Waugh Drive Houston, TX 77007 MAP Review Agenda Topics to be covered: 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.