Water for Texas 2017Innovation at Work January 23-25, 2017
Austin, Texas, AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center

Thanks for joining us at Water for Texas 2017

View conference photos, presentations, and a highlight video on the Recap page

The conference will showcase innovative scientific, planning, and financial solutions to water challenges; interactive data and technology; and compelling conversations on water issues that affect all Texans. Panel discussions, workshops, and exhibits will offer the exclusive opportunity to network and engage with industry leaders, elected officials, and TWDB Board members and staff. Join us for this important event and help shape the future of Texas.

Conference topics will include:

  • Conservation and innovative water technologies
  • Groundwater science
  • 2017 State Water Plan
  • Geographic data services
  • Water Data Interactive
  • Flood funding initiatives
  • TWDB's financial assistance programs
  • Alternative project delivery
  • Texas water policy

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in Texas water is invited and encouraged to attend, including engineers, river authorities, bond counsels, legislature and staff, financial advisors, city and district representatives, and the general public alike.

Featured Speakers

Dan Patrick

Dan PatrickLieutenant Governor of Texas

Glenn Hegar

Glenn HegarTexas Comptroller of Public Accounts

Leroy Chiao

Leroy Chiao, Ph.D.International Space Station Commander

Roy Spence

Roy SpenceCo-founder and Chairman of GSD&M;
Co-founder and CEO of the Purpose Institute

Evan Smith

Evan SmithCEO and Co-founder of the Texas Tribune

Andrew Sansom

Andrew Sansom, Ph.D.Executive Director of the Meadows
Center for Water and the Environment

Charles Perry

Charles PerryState Senator,
District 28

Tracy King

Tracy O. KingState Representative,
District 80

Eddie Lucio

Eddie Lucio IIIState Representative,
District 27

Lyle Larson

Lyle LarsonState Representative,
District 122

Thanks to Our Sponsors


ClarkLand Resources Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Hilltop Securities


HydromodelHost The Associated General Contractors of Texas Jeffries RBC Capital Markets Bank of America Merrill Lynch


SludgeNet Enviro Water Ana Lab Corporation CoBank Acoustic Leak Detection, LLC. North Plains Groundwater Conservation District OTT Hydromet (Sutron Corp) Titan Foundations


JP Morgan Coastal Securities, Inc. Sabine River Authority of Texas Alan Plummer Associates, Inc. Morgan Stanley BOK Financial Securities Ameresco BGE Inc.

Other Generous Sponsors

Strategic Partnerships, Inc. Global Water Intelligence Piper Jaffray High Plains Underground Water Conservation District San Jacinto River Authority Meadows Center The PFM Group Texas Association of Builders