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Vision North Texas Regional Summit
Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Session 6: Water

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Location Activity
Executive Director’s
Conference Room

Better than Business as Usual 6: Water

BAU: Growth in demand outpaces anticipated supplies. Inadequate supplies affect economic growth as well as natural assets.

Better: Making more efficient use of water after it’s treated; making a better match between distribution facilities and preferred development pattern; addressing environmental concerns as well as consumption.

Presentation: Adopting new strategies for using and reusing limited water supplies
Stephanie Griffin, P.E., Water Resources Planning Engineer, Freese & Nichols

Presentation: Managing groundwater for multiple purposes – environmental as well as water supply
Kevin Burns, County Commissioner, Wise County


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Vision North Texas is a collaboration led by the Urban Land Institute’s North Texas District Council,
the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the University of Texas at Arlington.