2014 Texas Water Summit
This report includes summaries of the presentations and panel discussions from the 2014 Texas Water Summit: Securing Our Economic Future, where over 250 scientists, engineers, policymakers, agency officials and other stakeholders gathered to discuss the challenges and opportunities Texas faces in providing water to sustain the state’s economic growth and stability.
Austin Business Journal: Though Texas Industrial Water Consumption Steady, Alternative Sources Needed, Panelists Say
Houston Business Journal: Texas Economy Faces Rough Waves if Water Shortages Ignored, Panelists Say
NBC Austin KXAN: Water Experts and Lawmakers Hold Emergency Summit to Discuss Drought
Austin Business Journal: Texas Economy Faces Rough Waves if Water Shortages Ignored, Panelists Say
The Texas Tribune: Event: 2014 Texas Water Summit
The 2014 Texas Water Summit addressed the economic implications for meeting the state’s water needs as our population doubles in size over the next 50 years. Scientists, engineers, policy analysts, legislators, CEOs, agency officials and interested citizens learned about the latest advances for achieving water security in the agriculture, oil & gas, power and manufacturing industries.
Elizabeth Fazio, J.D., LL.M.
Committee Director, Committee on Natural Resources
Texas House of Representatives
Texas State Director
The Nature Conservancy
Texas Water Development Board