General Information

The Texas Municipal Utilities Association 2018 Utility Leadership and Management Conference will not only focus on topics that utility administrators face with regularity, but will introduce facilitated forums to share ideas and valuable information; benefiting utility operators faced with the increasing demands of customers and regulatory agencies.

The emphasis of the Texas Municipal Utilities Association is the leadership and management of municipal utilities, including the strengthening the relationship with administrators and members of governing bodies. The TMUA Annual Conference is a forum where members can learn from each other and benefit from their interaction with other municipal utility administrators in Texas.


The 2018 TMUA Utility Leadership and Management Conference will be held at the La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa, located at 600 La Torretta Blvd., Montgomery, TX 77356.

Hotel Accommodations

The La Torretta Lake Resort and Spa has extended a room rate of $139 single/double occupancy. In order to receive this discounted rate, your reservation must be made by June 6. To make your reservation online, please follow this link.  If you prefer to call the hotel directly at 936-448-4400, be sure to ask for a room in the Texas Municipal Utilities Association – TMUA room block.  For information about the hotel, visit the hotel website.

For those wanting to extend their trip and take a mini-vacation, the $139 rate is available two (2) days pre- and post-conference based on availability.  The hotel is also offering a 10% discount for all spa treatments for all registered guests.  Just be sure to mention the conference when you make your spa reservation.



Early (reduced) registration fees are available through June 6.  After June 6, the registration fee increases.  Please see the registration page for fees.  Your registration includes a welcome reception/dinner on Wednesday night, breakfast on Thursday and Friday, lunch on Thursday, dinner and game show on Thursday, access to all educational sessions, and refreshment breaks.

Registration will be open during the following hours:

  • Wednesday, June 27  ||  4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, June 28  ||  7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 29  ||  7:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Thursday Night Dinner and Cruise

This year, dinner will be a 3-hour dinner/cruise on the Little Palm.  The dock can be seen from the hotel so no driving is involved.  This is included in all conference registrations.  You may bring a guest for $50.

Things to Do at La Torretta

La Torretta is the perfect place to come early or stay late.  The hotel and conference center is family friendly and situated at the edge of Lake Conroe.  You can enjoy casual to upscale dining at eight restaurants, bars, and lounges.  The incredible spa is a chance to soothe body and spirit with relaxing massages and indulgent skin treatments. Lounge by one of the five pools or play a round of golf at the Jeffery Blume designed championship 18 hole golf course.  For the family, join the kids in the aqua park, play putt-putt or sign the kids up for the Kids Club.  There is even more.  Check out the resort here.

Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s)

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for has approved this conference for up to 8.0 credit hours for water and wastewater utility licenses.  You will be required to sign-in for each session you attend and to provide your license number.

Cancellation and Substitution Policy

If you are registered and cannot attend, we encourage you to send a substitute. If you cannot send a substitute, a $45 cancellation fee will be assessed if written cancellation is received by June 19. No refunds will be honored after June 19.


Conference badges will be mailed in advance. Name badges are required for admittance to the workshop. PLEASE REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR BADGE TO THE CONFERENCE.

Special Accommodations

If you are in need of assistance of any kind, including dietary restrictions (such as allergies or sensitivities to particular ingredients), mobility, or audio or visual aids, please contact us  the TMUA coordinator at or 512-231-7400.

Please contact the TMUA coordinator at 512-231-7400 or