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Water Conservation Annual Report
Mission Statement
The mission of the Texas Water Development
Board is to provide leadership, planning,
financial assistance, information, and
education for the conservation and
responsible development of water for Texas.
Welcome to the Webinar
Linda Ruiz McCall
Webinar Facilitator
TWDB Water Science and Conservation
Education and Outreach Specialist
Webinar Overview
 Update on Conservation Annual Report requirements
 Overview of new online forms
 Resources and website tour
 Recap and Q & A
Today’s Presenters
John Sutton
Team Lead
TWDB Water Science and Conservation
Municipal Water Conservation
Today’s Presenters
Bridget Cameron
Program Specialist
TWDB Water Science and Conservation
Municipal Water Conservation
Today’s Presenters
Ethan Ham
Program Specialist
TWDB Water Science and Conservation
Municipal Water Conservation
2012 STATE WATER PLAN
Relative Volumes of Recommended
Water Management Strategies in 2060
SYSTEM DATA
 Political subdivisions applying for TWDB financial
assistance greater than $500,000
 In association with certain surface water rights with
TCEQ
 Retail water suppliers with 3,300 or more connections
 Submit annual conservation plan reports by May 1
Required conservation plans and reports:
 Political subdivisions applying for TWDB financial
assistance greater than $500,000
 In association with certain surface water rights with
TCEQ
 Retail water suppliers with 3,300 or more connections
 Submit annual conservation plan reports by May 1
SB 181 –
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LEGISLATURE
“Not later than January 1, 2013, the Texas Water Development
Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality,
in consultation with the Water Conservation Advisory
Council, shall develop the water use and conservation
calculation methodology and guidance and the data collection
and reporting program required by Subsections (b) and (d),
Section 16.403, Water Code.”
www.twdb.texas.gov/conservation/doc/SB181Guidance.pdf
SB 181 INCLUDES:
 Method of calculating total water use, including water
loss, and by water user type
 GPCD calculation
 Residential water use
 Water use by classification
 Population guidelines
CUSTOMER CLASSIFICATIONS
 Residential
 single-family
 multi-family
 Institutional
 Commercial
 Industrial
 Agricultural
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Annual Report
Water Use
Survey
Water Loss
Audit
TWDB LINK
www.twdb.texas.gov/conservation/municipal/plans/ARs.asp
WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN
 Open the form
 Save to your computer
 Fill in the blanks
 Auto-calculated
SYSTEM DATA
 Retail customer categories
 Single family
 Multi-family
 Industrial
 Commercial
 Institutional
 Agriculture
 Select the categories that
represent your retail water
use
WATER USE ACCOUNTING
 Report in gallons
 Auto-calculated fields
 1st half of form – where you get
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your water
2nd half of form – water loss
information
Recommend all entities perform
annual water loss audit
Annual water loss audit required
for loan recipients
TWDB Water Loss Audit
TARGETS AND GOALS
 Use targets and goals
from the current plan
 Analyze system – make
improvements
 Total GPCD
 Population data
 Water Loss – Auto
calculated
PROGRAM ACTIVITIES
 Typical Activities
 Gallons Saved
 Best Management
Practices
 Tracking Tool
REUSE AND RATE STRUCTURE
 Reuse Activities
 Gallons Saved
 Rate Structure Changes
PUBLIC AWARENESS
 Education
 Impressions vs.
Frequency
LEAK DETECTION AND WATER LOSS
 Report on:
 Total leaks repaired
 Main cause of water loss
in system
 Water meter activity
 Do you have an AMR?
ASSESSMENT
 Self-assessment
 Impact of drought
 Additional resources
 Save and Submit!
TWDB Mission Statement
“To provide ….information and education
for the conservation…of water for Texas.”
www.twdb.texas.gov/conservation/municipal/plans/ARs.asp
www.twdb.texas.gov/conservation/doc/SB181Guidance.pdf
www.twdb.texas.gov/conservation/BMPs/index.asp
[email protected]
512-463-7988

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