february, 2016

11feb7:00 pm8:30 pmSan Marcos - Texas Water Symposium: Exploring the long-term health of the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer

Event Details

The Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer: Characteristics and Ability to Sustainably Serve the Long-Term Needs of a Thirsty Region

Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016

Time: Doors open at 6:30, Program 7:00 – 8:30 pm

Location: Texas State University, San Marcos at the LBJ Student Center 4th floor Teaching Theater (Map and Directions)

The first Texas Water Symposium of 2016 has been set for February 11th at Texas State University in San Marcos. The program will feature a conversation between leading groundwater scientists about the long-term health of the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer, and its ability to sustainably serve the needs of a thirsty region.

The symposium will take place from 7 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursday, February 11 in the LBJ Room of the Texas State University Student Center, San Marcos, TX. The Texas Water Symposium is free and open to the public. Parking is available on campus in the LBJ parking garage near the Student Center.

Texas State University Geography Department, the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment, and the Hill Country Alliance have gathered a highly qualified group of aquifer scientists to explore the various aspects of the Carrizo-Wilcox Aquifer’s characteristics and carrying capacity.

Dr. Robert E. Mace, Deputy Executive Administrator, Water Science and Conservation, Texas Water Development Board will moderate the program.

Panelists will include:

  • Bill Hutchison Ph.D., P.E., P.G. – Former Groundwater Resources Director of the Texas Water Development Board and practicing hydro-geologist
  • James Bene P.G. – Practicing hydro-geologist, principal at R.W. Harden & Associates, Inc.
  • George Rice P.G. – Practicing hydro-geologist
  • Steve Young Ph.D., P.E., P.G. – Practicing hydro-geologist, principal at INTERA Geosciences

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