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Water Talk: Groundwater Management in Val Verde County

When:
Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Where:
Off Campus Whitehead Memorial Museum - 1308 S Main St, Del Rio, TX 78840
Description:

The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment and the Devil’s River Conservancy (DRC) will host a free moderated panel discussion, “Water Talk: Groundwater Management in Val Verde County,” on Saturday, July 21 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Whitehead Memorial Museum to provide insight about groundwater management in Val Verde County.

Panelists and speakers for the event include:

  • Poncho Nevárez, State Representative

  • Sarah Rountree Schlessinger, Executive Director - Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts

  • Robert Mace, Chief Water Policy Officer & Deputy Executive Director – The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment

Discussions will focus on efforts to preserve groundwater as well as water-related issues facing residents in Val Verde County. Attendees will also have the opportunity to explore DRC’s Integrated Flow Model of the Devil’s River Basin, which is designed to support groundwater management decision making. Following the panel discussion, all are invited to attend the reception where there will be refreshments and snack foods.

In conjunction with the event, The Meadows Center will host the traveling exhibit, Our Desired Future, at the Whitehead Memorial Museum until July 21. The exhibit examines the interconnections between water above and below ground and combines photos, stories and first-of-its-kind maps to help Texans understand where their water comes from and how the state’s water resources can be managed for long-term viability.

Cost:
FREE
See:
http://bit.ly/WaterTalkValVerde
Sponsor:
Contact:
Anna Huff
Calendar:
The Meadows Center for Water and the Environment
Categories:
Entertainment, Exhibitions, Lectures, Outdoors
Audience:
Faculty, General Interest, Graduate Students, Staff, Undergraduate Students
Water Talk: Groundwater Management in Val Verde County