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Texas Water Reuse Experts to Meet in El Paso
El Paso Hosts Water Reuse Texas Conference

News Release
Contact: Josh Moniz
915-594-5510 (office), 915-319-3284 (cell) e-mail:

Date: May 16, 2017

EL PASO Water experts from across the state of Texas will gather for the 7th Annual Water Reuse Texas Conference. WateReuse Texas, the Water Environment Association of Texas, and the Texas American Water Works Association are co-sponsoring the event. Organizers chose El Paso for the conference location, hoping the city's experience in utilizing water reuse to supplement and diversify water supplies will serve as a learning opportunity for other Texas communities.

Public Service Board Chair Henry Gallardo will give the Keynote Speech and EPWater President and CEO John Balliew will welcome conference attendees. "Texas communities are demonstrating national leadership with water reuse innovations," said EPWater President and CEO. "El Paso welcomes water leaders from around the state and looks forward to sharing how water reuse fits with our past and future water supply strategies."

WHAT: Water Reuse in Texas Conference
WHERE: El Paso Convention Center
1 Civic Center Plaza
WHEN: May 19, 2017
8:45-9:45: Opening Session featuring EPWater President and CEO John Balliew and
PSB Chair Henry Gallardo
10:00am 4:30pm: Technical sessions

To register for the conference visit

With oversight by the Public Service Board, El Paso Water provides water, wastewater, reclamation and stormwater management services. The utility serves approximately 800,000 people in the El Paso region. El Paso Water is recognized as a national leader for its innovative water supply strategy that includes water reuse, inland desalination and conservation.