9th Annual Gulf Coast Water Conservation Symposium

Collaborative Programming

Integrating Water Management on the Texas Gulf Coast:
Moving Forward with a One Water Approach

Join us on Wednesday, October 28 – Thursday, October 29, 2020 for this two-day, virtual program. Each day’s programming will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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 as an integrated resource.

Tickets are $25 for General Admission. Students, teachers, and faculty receive discounted rate of $10. 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).

2020 Symposium Overview

We are excited to welcome recognized national and state experts for a full day of learning and engagement. Special for 2020 is a virtual keynote from Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Director, Texas Tech University Climate Center which includes an interactive Q&A.

Additional Speakers to Include

Jason Afinowicz, Freese and Nichols
Marissa Aho, AICP, City of Houston
Katie Clayton, City of Sugar Land
Stephen Cortes, JD, Goldwater Project, LLC
Tom Entsminger, Texas Water Development Board
Marisa Flores Gonzalez, City of Austin
Paula Paciorek, City of Houston
Inge Wiersema PE, Carollo Engineers, Inc.
Stephanie Corso, Rogue Water
Arianne Shipley, Rogue Water

With special thanks to our Symposium Planning Committee

Bob Dailey, Woodlands Water Agency and Symposium Co-founder
Lisa Gonzalez, HARC
Paul Nelson, Symposium Co-founder
Paula Paciorek, City of Houston
Heather Ramsey Cook, San Jacinto River Authority
Colleen Spencer, City of Sugar Land
With special thanks to our Sponsors

Event Information


Oct 28, 2020 - Oct 29, 2020
9:00 am - 12:30 pm


Via Zoom