2017 Texas Groundwater Summit Student Scholarships

Texas Groundwater Summit Scholarship Program

TAGD  is pleased to announce  that we will offer student scholarships to attend the Texas Groundwater Summit for the second year in a row . Sponsorship is generously provided by our Groundwater Conservation District members and includes a free badge to the event, but does not include travel or accommodation. Interested students should submit a half page statement of interest that includes their area of study and why they are interested in attending the summit. Scholarships will be awarded on a rolling basis, with a hard deadline of August 22, 2017. Statements of interest should be sent to Beth Hood beth@texasgroundwater.org.Texas Groundwater Summit

The Texas Groundwater Summit

The Texas Groundwater Summit is the premiere groundwater event in Texas.  The 3 day event provides a great mix of expert presentations and networking opportunities for the groundwater community.  We expect to have more than two dozen exhibitors and 350 groundwater industry leaders, community stakeholders, agency representatives and elected officials in attendance. For more information on the summit, please visit our Texas Groundwater Summit page.

Programmatic highlights include:

  • discussion on the 100 year anniversary of the 1917 Conservation Amendment
  • legislative debrief and discussion on recent case law
  • look at groundwater valuation and how current groundwater projects are planning for tomorrow’s needs
  • emerging groundwater research and science
  • discussion on the application of oil & gas principles to groundwater law
  • the use of 3-D modeling in managing groundwater resources