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Event: Texas Water Day at the Capitol

On Thursday at the state Capitol, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., leading state and national water experts will discuss key water issues facing Texas.

Inside the Texas Capitol on Jan. 8, 2013, the opening day of the 83rd Legislative session

What: Texas Water Day at the Capitol, a symposium on water issues in Texas

When: Thursday, March 28; 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free and open to the public.

Where: Texas Capitol auditorium, Capitol Extension E1 

Who: Leading state and national water experts will discuss key water issues facing the state. Mary Ann Dickinson, president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, will speak on sustainable water use; Kate Galbraith, the Tribune's energy and environment reporter, will discuss her experience covering Texas water; and Robert Puente, president and CEO of the San Antonio Water System, will share secrets of the city's conservation successes. State Rep. Allan Ritter, chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee, and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality member Carlos Rubinstein will also discuss water resource issues facing the state. Mike Howe, executive director of the Texas section of the American Water Works Association, will moderate the event.

 

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