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A Regional Water Forum On Our Future

Iris Dimmick
Photo courtesy of the Rivard Report

On Wednesday, October 8, Mission Verde Alliance and KLRN hosted a forum on the future of water use and technology in South Texas, moderated by journalist Robert Rivard. The goal of the forum was for it to be a forceful call to action, to spur new thinking, encourage innovation and creativity, embrace tough issues, and launch bold new initiatives. Major topics covered:

  • Major efforts for Regional Water Cooperation and Renewed Partnerships
  • Enhanced Water Conservation and Smart Water Pricing
  • Leadership in Water Technology and Innovative Applications
  • Future Direction of Regional Collaboration on Water Issues

 Panelists include:

  • Andrew Sansom - Executive Director, The Meadows Center for Water & the Environment
  • Karen Guz - Director of Water Conservation, SAWS
  • Mark Rose - CEO, Bluebonnet Electric Coop
  • Bill West - General Manager, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority
  • Reed Williams - Board Member, SAWS/former San Antonio City Councilman