Larry French, Director of the Groundwater Division of the Texas Water Development Board, will discuss Desired Future Conditions (DFCs), which are quantifiable conditions of an aquifer at a specified future time. Along with the Groundwater Division staff, French conducts basic research and monitoring of the characteristics and conditions of Texas’ aquifers.
Robert Mace, Deputy Executive Administrator of Texas Water Development Board, is scheduled to discuss Groundwater Availability Models (GAMs). Mace leads the agency’s Water Science & Conservation office, a department of 70 scientists, engineers and specialists dedicated to better understanding groundwater and surface water resources.
The Master of Ceremonies, Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, is the Executive Director of Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts (TAGD). Schlessinger also serves as an appointed member of the Water Conservation Advisory Council and an alternate member for the Texas Groundwater Protection Committee.
Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District is excited to announce that they will be offering a new Rainwater Harvesting Grant Program for residents of Burleson and Milam Counties. By participating in the rebate program, residents can receive assistance in installing their own rainwater harvesting system.
For those interested in the Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District’s new Groundwater Well Assistance Program (GWAP), a panel is set to discuss what the program is designed to do and who can participate.
Steven Wise, Vice President of the Post Oak Savannah GCD Board of Directors, will discuss what the GWAP is and how it pertains to
Bobby Bazan, Post Oak Savannah Groundwater Conservation District Water Resource Management Specialist, is giving an update on the POSGCD Well Monitoring Network at this year’s Summit. Bazan has been with Post Oak Savannah GCD four years. He has received a B.S. in Agricultural Systems Management and a M.S. in Water Management, both from Texas A&M University.
The GMA 12 Panel will consist of the five general managers of the Groundwater Conservation Districts within GMA 12. The general managers will discuss how the GCDs are working together.
Jim Totten – Lost Pines GCD
David Van Dresar – Fayette County GCD
Alan Day – Brazos Valley GCD
Gary Westbrook – Post Oak Savannah GCD
David Bailey – Mid-East Texas GCD
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