11th Annual Symposium
Get Out to the Bayous and...Swim?
October 23, 2014 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
United Way of Greater Houston
50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
City of Houston Council Member, Steve Costello and
Special Projects Coordinator for Precinct 4, Mike Howlett representing Harris County Commissioner Jack Cagle
Waterways as Public Spaces
John R. Blount, P.E., LEED AP
Deputy Exec. Director/Assistant County Engineer, Harris County Public Infrastructure Department–Architecture & Engineering Division
Harris County Protecting Our Waterways
President, Marsh Darcy Partners, Inc.
Economic Value of Our Bayous
District Historian, Harris County Flood Control District
When the Bayous Were Fishable and Swimmable/A Look Back
Managing Director, Channel Development &Environmental Affairs,
Port of Houston Authority
Impact of Watershed Activity on the Port of Houston
Dr. Stephen Klineberg
Professor of Sociology at Rice University
The Prospects for Greater Use of the Bayous in this Car-Centered City
Scott McCready, ASLA
Associate and Senior Designer, SWA Group Houston
Buffalo - Shepherd/Sabine Update
Robert Rayburn, ASLA, LEED AP
Development & Natural Resource Director,
Energy Corridor District
How Do We Convince Residents to Care About/Enjoy the Bayous?
Dale A. Rudick, P.E.
Director, City of Houston, PWE
What are Current Priorities of the City of Houston?
Director,Community and Environmental Planning, Houston-Galveston Area Council
How’s the Water? What Progress Have We Made?
Michael D. Talbott, P.E., D.WRE
Director, Harris County Flood Control District
AECOM; Bayou Preservation Association; City of Houston; EHRA, Inc.; Freese & Nichols, Inc.;
Houston-Galveston Area Council; Houston Council of Engineering Companies;
Michael Baker Corporation; and R.G. Miller Engineers, Inc.
R.G. Miller Engineers
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"Protecting and restoring the richness and diversity of our waterways"
Bayou Preservation Association
3201 Allen Parkway, Suite 200
PO Box 131563
Houston, Texas 77219-1563
Telephone 713.529.6443 Fax 713.529.6481
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