Workshops and Presentations

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Educator workshops

TWDB staff is available to conduct professional development workshops for Texas educators on topics of water resources and water conservation. These workshops require enrollment of at least 15 educators and a meeting place with appropriate facilities to support the training. Professional development credit which is authorized through the Texas Education Agency is provided for each hour of the training.

  • Scheduled on request and staff availability

Rainwater Harvesting presentations

The TWDB Rain Team offers an introductory overview presentation targeted to individuals, educators and civic groups which are interested in learning the basic principles of rainwater harvesting. The presentation includes background on water resources in Texas from the state water plan and an overview of the components of basic rainwater harvesting systems. The presentation is not intended for actual design of a system or for certification of system designers or installers.

TWDB staff asks that requests for these presentations requires an enrollment of at least 15 participants and a meeting place with appropriate facilities to support the presentation.

  • Scheduled on request and subject to staff availability

Water Loss Audit and Leak Detection workshops

The Texas Water Development Board's Water Loss Audit and Leak Detection Workshops are available to retail public water suppliers across Texas. The workshops provide water suppliers the opportunity to learn about how water loss audits can help them implement effective water loss control programs, how to use TWDBs online data collection system to submit audits and how to successfully account for water use and loss. Also included in the workshop is a hands-on session working on a water loss audit and an introduction to TWDBs leak detection equipment loan program. The workshops are approved for 4 hours of continuing education credits for licensed water operators through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Note: Workshop attendance also satisfies the legislative requirement under HB1573 requiring water loss auditor training prior to submittal of a water loss audit to the Texas Water Development Board.

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