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Presenter: Chris Maxwell-Gaines, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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  1. Water Conservation Webinar Series

    Click the links below to view information about each part in this series or to register for a specific one.


Friday, June 14, 2019, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT

   Conserving water in mechanical systems

      • Cooling systems

      • Steam systems

   Reducing water use by building occupants

      • Limiting use of potable water for non-potable uses

      • Using water-conserving faucets, toilets and urinals

      • Implementing water controls at the system level

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) - 10.13 (High Sierra)

Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled

Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more

For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers


Chris Maxwell-Gaines

PE at Innovative Water Solutions, LLC
After college, Mr. Maxwell-Gaines and his wife joined the U.S. Peace Corps and accepted volunteer positions in Suriname, South America.  They were assigned to the remote village of Godolo which is located in the Amazon rainforest, deep in the interior of Suriname.  They helped the village implement a water well project, provided after-school tutoring, and provided business training for the villagers.  They spent 27 months serving in the Peace Corps. After returning to Austin, Mr. Maxwell-Gaines worked at acivil engineering firm that provided a breadth of project experience ranging from TMDL computer modeling projects for impaired streams in Texas, to subdivision design, and water and wastewater treatment plant design.  He became a licensed engineer in 2007.  In 2004, he started Innovative Water Solutions LLC.  IWS is a design/build water conservation company that focuses on the nexus of stormwater management and water conservation.  The company designs and installs rainwater/stormwater collection systems, stormwater management systems including green infrastructure, and graywater reuse systems, as well as efficient irrigation systems and water conservative landscaping for residential and commercial projects.  To date, Innovative Water Solutions has installed over 6,500,000 gallons of rainwater storage capacity across the state of Texas.  Mr. Maxwell-Gaines has designed rainwater harvesting systems for numerous municipalities and institutions including Texas A&M University; the University of Texas at Austin; the City ofAustin; Austin, Hayes Consolidated, and Wimberley Independent School Districts (Texas); Atmos Energy; Denton County (Texas); the City of New Braunfels, San Jacinto River Authority; Sea World; the Texas Department of Transportation; and Texas Parks and Wildlife.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $100.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $100.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.