Promoting sound water policy for Texas

Thank you to everyone who attended the 2023 TWCA Fall Conference at the Marriott Rivercenter. Conference information is included below. 

We look forward to seeing everyone at the 2024 Fall Conference, October 23-25, 2024.

Continuing Education

NEW: Download a Course Certificate Here

For engineers, geoscientists, and other professionals who want to keep a record of continuing education. Download the certificate with a copy of the conference program for your files. Note that we apply for attorney CLE credits due to specific requirements of the State Bar. Course information is listed below. 

MCLE Course Information 

COURSE TITLE: TWCA Fall Conference

COURSE DATE(S): 11/01/2023 TO 11/03/2023


COURSE NO: 174216388



  • Water Quality Updates & Meeting (1 hour)
  • KEYNOTE: Emily Lindley – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, Commissioner (.5 hours)
  • KEYNOTE: Col. Rhett Blackmon, Galveston District Commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (.5 hours) 
  • Produced Water Discharge Permit Update: Robert Sadlier, TCEQ (.5 hours)
  • Federal Affairs Updates & Meeting, Chaired by Tom Ray (1 hour)
  • Endangered Species Committee (1 hour)


Thursday, November 2

Water Quality Committee Meeting & Updates:

  • PFAS/Emerging Contaminants: Dr. Bryan Brooks, Baylor University 
  • Watershed Ordinances: Jason Pierce, Upper Trinity Regional Water District

Keynote: Col. Rhett Blackmon - Commander, USACE Galveston District

Produced Water Discharge Permit Update: Robert Sadlier – Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

Federal Affairs Committee:

Friday, November 3

Endangered Species Committee Meeting & Updates: 

Engaging the Public in Regional Flood Planning: Reg. 11 Lessons LearnedModerated by Reem Zoun, Texas Water Development Board; Velma Danielson, ICF; Doug Miller, Chairman, Region 11 Flood Planning Group; Lauren Willis, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority; Jay Scanlon, Freese & Nichols, Inc. 

How to Build Allies Before You Need Them: Simon Van Dyk, Touchstone District Services

The Water Drop: 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

Friday Morning Breakfast

Thursday Night Reception

Wednesday Night Reception


Thursday Grab 'N Go Breakfast

Networking Break - Coffee

Networking Break - Ice Cream Treats

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