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Texas Tech hosting Community Conversation about Water Conservation, May 1

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Provided by Texas Tech University Department of Political Science

A group of seven Texas Tech University graduate students in the Public Administration Program will host a policy roundtable on May 1 to discuss water conservation policies in Lubbock.

This public roundtable will bring together leaders in our community, city employees of both Lubbock and Wolfforth, and the public for a conversation about water conservation policies and what the City of Lubbock and its citizens can do to ensure we avoid a major water crisis in our near future.

During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from five expert panelists including:

Aubrey Spear - Director of Water Utilities, City of Lubbock
Topic: Water conservation programs implemented by the City

Raquel Mullen – Former Staff Liaison for Keep Lubbock Beautiful, City of Lubbock
Topic: Keep Lubbock Beautiful goals, scope of programs, and projects

Ken Rainwater – Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, Texas Tech University
Topic: Overarching infrastructure challenges and conservation practices

Darrel Newsom – City Manager, City of Wolfforth
Topic: City of Wolfforth innovation in sustainability and conservation efforts

Robert Forbis – Assistant Professor of Political Science, Texas Tech University Topic: Water Conservation policy options and challenges

Special guest discussant: Councilwomen Latrelle Joy

The agenda for the roundtable is as follows:

Tuesday (May 1)

6:00-6:30 PM Networking - refreshments and light snacks to be served
6:30-6:35 PM Welcome
6:35-6:40 PM Introduction of Speakers
6:40-7:30 PM Panel Discussion and Questions
7:30-7:50 PM Audience Questions
7:50-7:55 PM Concluding Remarks

Location: TTU Health Sciences Center Academic Classroom Building, Room 110, 3601 4th Street:

If you’re not aware, the TTU Health Sciences Center is constructing a new building directly in front of the existing one on 4th street. The Academic Classroom Building is located directly west of the construction project. There is parking either in front of the building or in any of the surrounding lots. Parking is free at the time of the event. Room 110 is located straight through the front doors, past the common area and elevators. Head to the hallway with a wall of windows on right side. Room 110 is the first door on the left.

The roundtable is free and open to the public.

This event is sponsored by the Texas Tech University Department of Political Science.

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