Hosted by the Texas Water Development Board

The Story of Texas Water January 23-25, 2019
Austin, Texas, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center



The story of Texas water is the story of Texas. Water has always defined our state, and it will continue to shape our future. It’s a story that affects all of us. At the Water for Texas 2019 conference, our speakers, panels, and exhibits will examine the state's water narrative—past, present, and future. Join us to share your ideas and participate in writing the future of Texas water.

Conference topics will include:

  • Texas water policy—past and present
  • State Flood Assessment overview
  • Drought and flood resiliency projects
  • Conservation and innovative water supply solutions
  • Water communications—successes, challenges, and opportunities

Who Should Attend?

All those in the water industry, including utilities, engineers, river authorities, bond counsels, financial advisors, scientists, floodplain administrators, local and regional representatives, and elected officials and staff.

Keynote Speakers

January 24, 2019 – Opening General Session

Dennis Bonnen Dennis Bonnen Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives

January 24, 2019 - Luncheon

Roy Spence Roy Spence Co-founder and Chairman of GSD&M;
Co-founder and CEO of The Purpose Institute

January 25, 2019 – Morning General Session

George Hawkins George Hawkins Founder and President of Moonshot LLC;
Executive in Residence at XPV Water Partners; Chair of Isle, Inc.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Diamond Level:

Hilltop Securities ClarkLand Resources AGC of Texas

Platinum Level:

Bank of America Morgan Stanley Jeffries

Gold Level:

Pipeline Plastics Save Dallas Water Aqua Texas Citi Persons ACE Pipe Cleaning Alsay Incorporated Trinity River Authority of Texas CoBank RBC Capital Markets Tetra Tech OTT Hydromet Tarrant Regional Water District Sabine River Authority of Texas

Silver Level:

Barclays UMB Texas Business Leadership Council North Fort Bend Water Authority Freese and Nichols, Inc. EHT: Enprotec / Hibbs & Todd Upper Trinity Regional Water District Piper Jaffray & Co. West Harris County Regional Water Authority North Harris County Regional Water Authority BOK Financial Securities

Bronze Level:

TWCA Alan Plummer DB Stephens HDR Halff Associates High Plains Water District