Register Now for Florida Water Conservation Workshop

August 1, 2002

Mark your calenders to attend an intensive two-day program on August 29-30, 2002 in Orlando, Florida. The Florida Water Conservation Workshop for Federal Facilities is designed to provide solutions to reduce water consumption and expenses without compromising facility function. FEMP, the Florida Energy Office, and the General Services Administration (GSA) are sponsoring this workshop in coordination with a number of local sponsors. Attendees will experience fast-paced, topical sessions with speakers from the best of the water management field. Attendees will have the chance to network with Federal and state regulators, industry professionals, and a select group of qualified vendors.

Featured speakers include Mark Ewing, the Director of GSA's Center of Energy Expertise, and Beth Shearer, the Director of FEMP. The target audience for the workshop is personnel who design or manage water supply or conservation efforts at Federal facilities in Florida. State and local government within Florida are also welcome as well as manufacturers and distributors of water conservation equipment, utility companies, engineering and consulting firms, and representatives from industrial facilities in Florida.

Workshop topics include:

  • Executive Order 13123 (water conservation, best management practices),
  • Florida-specific issues (details from Florida's Water Management Districts),
  • Case studies on effective water conservation programs,
  • Water reuse and recycling,
  • Advanced cooling tower and HVAC equipment management,
  • Landscaping (design, plant selection, new irrigation standards), and
  • Prioritizing your efforts and developing a program for your site.

To download the workshop flyer or to register, visit the workshop web site. For more information, please contact Traci Leath of the DOE's Atlanta Regional Office at 404-562-0570 or