Water: Regional Resource Summit

Date: 
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

Where: Hyatt Regency DFW, Terminal CAs recently reported in The Texas Tribune (click here), increases in population and our recent drought bring up a very important question for North Texans: Do we have enough water for now and for the future?The population in Texas is expected to increase 82 percent between the years 2010 and 2060, growing from 25.4 million to 46.3 million people. [...] Annual economic losses from not meeting water supply needs could result in a reduction in income of approximately $11.9 billion annually if current drought conditions approach the drought of record, and as much as $115.7 billion annually by 2060, with over a million lost jobs.- Draft 2012 Water for Texas, Texas Water Development BoardBe a part of the conversation, as the first North Texas Commission Regional Resource Summit on Water discusses the issues from the legislative, municipal and business perspective. The program will feature a special presentation on Proposition 2 (click here), on the ballot for the November 8, 2011, election.Speakers include:

  • Rep. James L. Keffer, District 60, Chair of the House Committee on Energy Resources
  • Representatives from the City of Dallas, Tarrant Regional Water District, North Texas Municipal Water District
  • Panel discussion with representatives from: Alcon Laboratories, Freese & Nichols , Texas Instruments
  • Heather Harward, H2O4TEXAS Coalition

Tickets begin at $65 and tables begin at $500.Sponsorship is available for $2,000 – limited number available.Click here for more information and to purchase tickets or tables.Organized with Tarrant Regional Water District