Join us on Thursday, January 24th at 1:30 p.m. for the Water Efficiency Network meeting featuring Jill Boullion, Executive Director at Bayou Land Conservancy. Ms. Boullion will provide details on conservation easements and the benefits land protection provides in our community. She will also be discussing the Bayou Land Conservancy’s areas of conservation and potential changes in funding sources for the permanent protection of these important lands.
Join us Thursday, February 22, 2018, for the Water Efficiency Network meeting. Among other innovations, our February speaker, Mr. Yost, will speak to us about using radar to determine the actual amount of rainfall in specific areas, not simply how much rain may have fallen at the rain gage nearest our house.
Featured Speakers: Lisa Gonzalez, President and Chief Executive Officer, Houston Advanced Research Center; and Paula Paciorek, Water Resources Manager, Galveston Bay Foundation.
Join us Thursday, October 26, 2017, for the Water Efficiency Network meeting. Sarah Gossett, Water Quality Manager at the Galveston Bay Foundation, will will present an overview of the annual Galveston Bay Report Card.
Join us Thursday, September 28, 2017, for the Water Efficiency Network meeting. John Ferguson will be speaking about modern soil science practices that can significantly reduce landscaping water demands.
Water-Level Altitudes and Changes in Houston-Galveston Region and Montgomery County; the Scientific Story of Groundwater-Levels, Long-term Changes, and Subsidence
Topic: The United States Geological Survey (USGS) has been monitoring water table levels in hundreds of water wells on an annual basis in our region for more than forty years.
Jonathan Kleinman, President of AIQUEOUS will be speaking about data-driven water conservation software that helps water utilities and district operate more efficiently.
Dr. Wagner will be speaking to the Network about the continuing research relative to the efficient use of water being conducted at the University of Texas A&M and the Institute. He will also speak to watershed planning and restoration, and the effectiveness of best management practices.
Topic: Houston-Galveston Region's 2016 Basin Summary Report - the 2016 Basin Summary provides and in-depth analysis and review of the Houston-Galveston region's water quality conditions. Paniz will present an overview of current water-quality status and trends, ongoing water-quality projects, along with a demonstration of the interactive web-based report, bsr2016.com.
Presented by: Scott Galaway with Texas Water Development Board
Presentation by: Dr. Erin Kinney
Presented by: Montgomery County/Gulf Coast Water Efficiency Network, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, Sierra Club, Lone Star Chapter, Texas Water Foundation, National Wildlife Federation, Galveston Bay Foundation, City of Sugar Land, Texas AWWA; Woodlands Joint Powers Agency
Presented by: Katie Anderson, CEO, Save Water Co