Colorado water conservation symposium to be held at Denver Botanic Gardens Email
Written by ALCC   
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 03:00 AM

Colorado WaterWiseColorado WaterWise will present its tenth annual Water Conservation Symposium on Tuesday, October 30 at Denver Botanic Gardens. The event provides education and networking opportunities for water industry professionals and for those interested in efficient use of urban water in Colorado. It also addresses issues around water conservation and introducing new people to careers in the water industry.

Topics at this year’s symposium include:

  • Growing green roofs in Colorado 
  • Developing the workforce of tomorrow 
  • Advanced metering technology
  • Water use in the professional carwash industry
  • Low tap fee incentives

Keynote speaker Samantha Sands of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science will present “Digging the Ice Age: Water and the Snowmastodon Project” during the lunch session.

John McMahon and Becky Garber-Godi of ALCC will participate in the panel discussion, “Developing the workforce of tomorrow” with Nona Shipman of One World One Water Center and Summer Waters of Red Rocks Community College. ALCC’s Landscape Career Pathways program promotes water conservation and sustainability as it trains the next generation of green industry professionals.

There are some seats still available to participate in the symposium. Visit to view the agenda or to register.

Read more in this issue of Colorado Green NOW:
Green roof ordinance may mean more cool roofs, not more green roofs
Video: Water-wise groundcover

BrightView program GROWs successful women in the industry

NALP 2018 Awards of Excellence included plenty of Colorado recognition