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The Water Calendar

Key meetings and events over the coming weeks.

Cypress Creek in downtown Wimberley

Trib+Water brings you a listing of meetings, conferences and other events of note in the Texas water community:

Wednesday, Nov. 2

  • Texas Water Development Board Meeting; Stephen F. Austin Bldg., Room 170, 1700 N. Congress Ave., Austin (9:30 a.m.)
  • Region H Water Planning Group Regular Meeting; San Jacinto River Administrative Offices, 1577 Dam Site Road, Conroe (10 a.m.)
  • Groundwater Management Area 1 Joint Planning Meeting; Panhandle Regional Planning Commission, Amarillo (10 a.m.)
  • The Trinity and San Jacinto Rivers and Galveston Bay Basin and Bay Area Stakeholder Committee; San Jacinto River Authority Offices, 1577 Dam Site Road, Conroe (1 p.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 3

  • Region L Regional Water Planning Meeting; San Antonio Water System Service Center, 2800 U.S. Hwy 281 North, San Antonio (9:30 a.m.)

Saturday, Nov. 5 

  • 7th annual Rainwater Revival; Dripping Springs Ranch Park (10 a.m.)

Tuesday, Nov. 8

  • Edwards Aquifer Authority Board of Directors; 900 E. Quincy, San Antonio (3 p.m.)

Wednesday, Nov. 9

  • TWDB Financial Assistance Workshop; Panhandle Regional Planning Commission, 415 W. Eighth St., Amarillo (9 a.m.)
  • Groundwater Management Area 11 Joint Planning Meeting; 202 E. Pilar, Room 119 (Commissioners Room), Nacogdoches (10 a.m.)
  • Region I (East Texas) Regional Water Planning Group Meeting; Nacogdoches Recreational Center, 1112 North Street, Nacogdoches (10 a.m.)

Thursday, Nov. 10

  • TCEQ Public Hearing re: Dripping Springs TPDES Permit No. WQ0014488003; Dripping Springs Ranch Park Special Events Venue Room, 1042 Event Center Drive, Dripping Springs (7 p.m.)

Wednesday, Nov. 16

  • Lower Colorado River Authority Board of Directors Meeting; 3700 Lake Austin Blvd., Austin (9 a.m.)
  • Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority Board of Directors Meeting; 933 E. Court St., Seguin (10 a.m.)
  • San Antonio River Authority Board of Directors Meeting; 100 E. Guenther St., San Antonio (2 p.m.)

Items for the Texas Water Events calendar are collected and curated by Todd Votteler, Editor-in-Chief of the Texas Water Journal. Additional calendar events can be found here.


Trib+Water also brings you the latest hires, promotions and appointments of note in the water community:

Gov. Greg Abbott named William R. “Bill” Rector of Kerrville to a spot on the Upper Guadalupe River Authority. A retired physician, Rector was a radiologist at the U.S. Air Force Wilford Hall Medical Center. He also was a partner at the Hill Country Imaging Association. Rector’s term on the river authority runs until Feb. 1, 2017.

Abbott also reappointed Jerry Gipson of Longview to the multi-state Sabine River Compact Administration. His new term runs until July 12, 2022. The Sabine River Compact is overseen by two commissioners appointed by Texas, two commissioners appointed by Louisiana and a fifth commissioner appointed by the U.S.

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