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For Immediate Release: November 29, 2016

Contact: Sam Mabry: (601) 951-8833


Governor’s Task Force to Host Water Conservation Summit

(JACKSON, Miss.) – The Governor’s Delta Sustainable Water Resources Task Force is hosting the Irrigation and Water Conservation Summit at the Capps Center in Stoneville, Miss., on December 13. The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude at 2:00 p.m. Lunch will be served at no charge and no registration fee is required.

Participants can expect to learn how to increase profit margins while conserving the region’s vital irrigation water supplies. During breaks, participants can visit with exhibitors to receive additional information and services for increased irrigation efficiency.


The Task Force, which includes the Yazoo Mississippi Delta Joint Water Management District, Delta Council, Delta F.A.R.M., Mississippi Farm Bureau, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, the Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission, and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, was formed to develop and implement actions to sustain water resources for agriculture, fisheries, and wildlife in the Delta.
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