10:00 am
Thu March 31, 2011

River Watch Programs And Activities: How Local Communities Take Care Of Their Rivers And Water

The last session of the 2010-2011 Texas Water Symposium series was held at the Floyd and Kathleen Cailloux Campus Activity Center on the campus of Schreiner University. 

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8:40 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Complexities And challenges In Providing Water For Texans In The 21st century

The third in a series of four panel discussions of the Texas Water Symposium explores the complexities and challenges in providing water for Texans in the 21st century. The event was held at the Witte Museum in San Antonio. 

The panel includes Les Shephard, Director of the University of Texas at San Antonio Institute for Conventional, Alternative and Renewable Energy; Carey King, Ph.D., with the Center for International Energy and Environmental Policy; and John Brocksch, Managing Partner and CEO of the Aquifer Group. Tom Arsuffi, with Texas Tech University opens the program.

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8:23 am
Thu November 11, 2010

Insidious & Stealthy: Invasive Species - Water Thieves Of Texas

The second panel discussion of the 2010-2011 Texas Water Symposium series was held at the Hill Country University Center in Fredericksburg, Texas. The moderator is Andrew Sansom who serves as the executive director of the River Systems Institute at Texas State University. 

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10:45 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Legislative Action Affecting Texas Water Resources

The Texas Legislature will be convening in 2011 and some of the most important issues they'll be discussing will involve water right issues. The first panel discussion of the 2010-2011 Texas Water Symposium series focused on "Legislative Action Affecting Texas Water Resources" and was held in the Texas Capital auditorium in Austin, Texas. 

Christy Muse, Director of the Hill Country Alliance makes some opening remarks and introduces the panel moderator, Texas Representative Harvey Hildebran of the 53rd District. 

On the panel are:

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11:56 am
Sun April 25, 2010

Kids, Water And Science: Perspectives From Our Future

The last of the 2009-2010 Texas Water Symposium series took place at Schriener University. Speakers included Cindy Loeffler, water resources branch chief for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; Linda Ruiz McCall, an education and outreach specialist in water science and conservation at the Texas Water Development Board; and Irene Pickhardt, assistant director of Science for the Texas Education Agency.

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10:19 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Climate Change And Impacts On Floods, Weather And Drought In Texas: What Controversy?

This session, moderated by Tom Arsuffi, took place at Texas Tech University in Junction, Texas. On the panel are Robert E. Mace of the Texas Water Development Board, Todd Votteler of the Guadalupe River Authority and Katherine Hayhoe of Texas Tech University.

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9:59 am
Thu November 12, 2009

Our Limited Groundwater Supply: For Whose Desired Future Conditions Are We Planning?

The first panel discussion in the 2009-2010 series was held at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Moderating the panel is Robert E. Mace, Ph.D., of the Texas Water Development Board.

The panelists include:

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4:28 pm
Fri March 20, 2009

Forging Partnerships: Addressing Complex Water Issues In Texas

This program is the last in the 2008-2009 series of panel discussions of the Texas Water Symposium; a joint project of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University, the Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio. Moderating the discussion is Robert Potts, President of the Dixon Water Foundation. 

On the panel are: Bill Ross, Schreiner University Wilson Fellow; A. L. "Curg" Starkey III, rancher and the great-grandson of a founding father of Kerr County and David K. Langford, Vice-President emeritus of the Texas Wildlife Association.

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3:38 pm
Fri February 6, 2009

The Rule Of Capture: Its Role And Status In Shaping Water Policy And Planning

This edition of The Newsmaker Hour features the third in a four part series of the 2008-2009 Texas Water Symposium. It is a joint project of Texas Tech University, Schreiner University, The Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio. This panel discussion was held on January 29, 2009, and hosted by the Admiral Nimitz Foundation and The National Museum of the Pacific War.

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3:54 pm
Fri November 21, 2008

The Edwards Aquifer Juggling Act - Conservation, Springs, Alternatives And Policy

The Texas Water Symposium is a joint effort of Schreiner University, Texas Tech University in Fredericksburg, the Hill Country Alliance and Texas Public Radio with additional support provided by the University of Texas at San Antonio. 

Moderating the discussion is Robert Potts, President of the Dixon Water Foundation. On the panel are Robert Puente, President and CEO of the San Antonio Water System and Doug Miller, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Edwards Aquifer Authority. The program was held on the UTSA 1604 campus on November 13, 2008.

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