MIDLAND, Texas — The Permian Basin Water In Energy Conference is gearing up for its year three conference.

The conference brings in people from around the world who to talk triumphs, challenges and innovation revolving around our most precious resource: water. Experts in the field will discuss how they're utilizing and conserving water in the energy industry.

So far, more than 600 people are expected to attend this year's event.

"Water is very scarce here in the Permian Basin and so we want to make sure we're managing our water the best we possibly can,” Wendell Snodgrass, VP of Institutional Advancement at UT Permian said. “It's an ability for people to get together - thought leaders - to think about how they can improve what we're doing currently and looking to the future for sustainability."

UT Permian Basin is the education partner of the conference – it gives students an opportunity to connect with people in the industry and share their energy related research.

This year's conference kicks off February 18th - 21st at the Midland County Horseshoe. If you’d like to learn more, visit: pbwiec.com.

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