10th Annual Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

Collaborative Programming


2021 Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

Join us on Thursday, October 28, 2021 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. for this interactive, virtual program.

The Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium provides water utilities and other organizations interested in water management and conservation with the information needed to implement successful water conservation programs, effectively engage customers, and plan for the future. This year’s symposium is focused on case studies and tools to help attendees identify challenges and solutions for successfully managing water in their regions as an integrated resource.

Tickets are $40 for General Admission. Students, teachers, and faculty receive discounted rate of $20. CEUs will be offered through self-reporting for architects and engineers. Additional credits are pending approval for water professionals through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ).

We are excited to welcome recognized experts from around the nation to lead this virtual, interactive program.

Keynote Speaker
Carol Ellinger Haddock, P.E., Director, Houston Public Works Director

Additional Speakers
John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., Regents Professor and Texas State Climatologist, Texas A&M University
What Do We Need to Know about Drought and Climate Change

Jason Afinowicz, PE., Water Resources Planning Group Manager, Freese and Nichols
Status of the Region H Water Plan

Tina Petersen, Ph.D., P.E., Deputy General Manager, Harris-Galveston Subsidence District
Smarter About Water: The Harris-Galveston Subsidence District Water Conservation Program

Katie Clayton, P.E., Assistant Director of Public Works, City of Sugar Land
Reclaimed Water – A Component of Integrated Water Planning

Bill Christiansen, Director of Programs, Alliance for Water Efficiency
Planning and Evaluating Cost-Effective Water Conservation Programs: An Overview of the Newly Updated AWE Tracking Tool

Michael Rosenberg Pedersen, Senior Technical Advisor, Consulate General of Denmark
Denmark’s Case on Water Loss Control and Potential Applications for Houston

Have questions? Please contact events@harcresearch.org.




Event Information


Oct 28, 2021 - Oct 28, 2021


Via Zoom