2014 Conference Resources


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Conference Presentations – 2014

Featured Case Study: Desalination and San Antonio’s Water Future

Moderator: Jorge Arroyo, Water Management Consultant

pdf-iconRep. Lyle Larson, District 122, Texas House of Representatives

pdf-iconRobert R. Puente, President & CEO, San Antonio Water System

Environmental Considerations

pdf-iconDr. Robert Mace, TWDB:  Brackish Desal Sustainability & Subsidence

pdf-iconYuliana Porras-Mendoza, U. S. Bureau of Reclamation: Concentrate Disposal

pdf-iconTyson Broad, Lone Star Sierra Club: Environmental Perspective

Breakout #1: Best Practices

pdf-iconDan Muff, Toray Membranes: Membranes 101

pdf-iconJudy Adams, Brownsville PUB: Desal Plant Operations & Expansions

pdf-iconRichard Whiting, Seven Seas Water: P3 & Integration of Build/Own/Operate Business Model

pdf-iconTom Morgan, Bob Johnson & Assoc.: Cost Considerations of Desalination

Breakout #2: Emerging Technologies

pdf-iconTom Pankratz: Introduction & Overview of Emerging Technologies

pdf-iconPrakash Govindan, Gradiant Coorporation: Desal in the Oil Patch

pdf-iconPaul Choules, Water Standard: Desal in the Off Shore Oil Patch

pdf-iconMalcolm Man, Saltworks Technologies: High Recovery Desal with EDR-RO Hybrid

Texas Desal Projects: WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW!

pdf-iconKen Burris, WorleyParsons: Seawater Projects & Texas Industry

pdf-iconJoe Barrera, RGRWA; Phil Cook, Black & Veatch: A Regional Approach to Desal at RGRWA

pdf-iconMark Lambert, CEO, IDE Americas, Inc.: Innovations in Desalination

pdf-iconWilliam Swanson, MWH: A Water Energy Nexus for Texas

2015 Legislative Initiatives & Regulatory Issues

Representative Todd Hunter: Report from Joint Interim Committee to Study Water Desalination
Dr. Bryan Shaw, Chairman, TCEQ: Report from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

pdf-iconStacey Steinbach, Texas Alliance of Groundwater Districts: GCDs & Brackish Groundwater Permitting

pdf-iconJustin Sutherland, Carollo: Status of Streamline Permitting for Desal Treatment in Texas

Kyle Frazier, Executive Director Texas Desalination Association: Legislative Efforts & Expectations for Upcoming Session

Breakout #3: Best Practices

pdf-iconBill Norris, P.E., NorrisLeal: Desal, It’s Not for Everyone

pdf-iconAndrew Donnelly, Daniel B. Stephens & Associates; William Gamblin, Apex GeoScience: DBSA Case Study, Deep Well Exploration in Brown County

pdf-iconJohn Meyer, P.G., TWDB: Brackish Aquifer Characterization

Breakout #4: Emerging Technologies

pdf-iconAlan Murphy, STW Resources: Desalination and Hydraulic Fracturing

pdf-iconGary M. Gold, Webber Energy Group: Renewable Energy & Desal

pdf-iconPaul Wallace, Enviro Water Minerals: Recovering Beneficial Products from Waste Brine

Keynote Luncheon:
George P. Bush, Republican Nominee for Texas Land Commissioner

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