Agenda

November 29, 2022
Community Center, City of New Underwood

8:00 a.m.

Registration
Coffee and Rolls

9:00 a.m.

WELCOME
Mayor Teresa Hall, City of New Underwood

9:05 a.m.

Overview of the Day WDRWS President Dale Tech

9:15 a.m.

Message from Senator John Thune

9:20 a.m.

Introduction: Kurt Pfeifle, Executive Director, South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems
Address: Dani Fettig, Rural Water Manager, Bureau of Reclamation

9:50 a.m.

Water Availability and Trends in the Western South Dakota Region
Introduction: Linda Harris, Secretary, West Dakota Water
Development District Galen Hoogestraat, Hydrologist, and Bill Eldridge, Hydrologist USGS Dakota Water Science Center

10:20 a.m. BREAK

10:40 a.m.

Introduction by Mark Anderson, Adjunct Professor at South Dakota Mines
Address: Jim Stone, South Dakota Mines, Chair of the Civil Engineering Department

10:55 a.m.

Introduction: South Dakota State Senator Helene Duhamel
Address: Secretary Hunter Roberts, South Dakota Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources

11:30 a.m.

Message from Mario Gonzales, Attorney-at-Law and Author, Mni Wiconi Water Treatment Plant/Coreline

Noon

Western South Dakota Leaders’ Luncheon
Mayor Steve Allender, City of Rapid City
Mayor Teresa Hall, City of New Underwood
Mayor John Senden, City of Spearfish
Mayor Larry Larson, City of Box Elder
Pennington County Commissioner Gary Drewes

1:00 p.m.

ANNUAL MEETING WDRWS President Dale Tech
LEWIS & CLARK: LESSONS LEARNED
Address: Troy Larson, Manager, Lewis & Clark Regional Water

1:30 p.m.

Overview of Progress of Planning and Feasibility Study
Dale Tech, President, Western Dakota Regional Water System Cheryl Chapman, Executive Director Western Dakota Regional Water System

2:00 p.m. Business Meeting

 

3:00 p.m. ADJOURN