2015 Conference Resources


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Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Welcome: Texas Desalination Association Board President, Paul Choules, Water Standard
Opening remarks: Kathleen Jackson, Director, Texas Water Development Board

Seawater Desalination Panel: Lessons Learned from Around the World

Moderator: Jorge Arroyo, Water Management Consultant

pdf-iconWant Water in a Drought? Build a Seawater Plant: A Look at the Australian Drought Response – Gary Crisp, Sacyr

pdf-iconHybrid Seawater Desalination in the Middle East – Bernie Back, Veolia

pdf-iconOperational Optimization of The Tampa Bay Water Plant – Alexis Martorell, Aciciona Agua

pdf-iconCommissioning the Carlsbad Plant – Mark Lambert, IDE Americas

pdf-iconRosarito: Seawater Desal for Mexico and California; a Cross-Border Addition to Supply Portfolios – John Tonner, Consolidated Water Co.

pdf-iconDispelling the Myths of Seawater Desalination – Ron Cass, MWH Americas

New, Promising Technologies—Coming Soon?

Moderator: Linda Brookins, TCEQ, and Tom Pankratz, Water Desalination Report

pdf-iconThe KNEW Process: Recovery of Brackish Water Using Ion Exchange – J.A. Bewsey, Trailblazer Technology and Aubrey Howard, Mining and Fracking Eco Solutions

pdf-iconDesalination with Chloralkali Chemical Production from Waste Brine – Joe Veytia, Salt of the Earth Energy

pdf-iconDesalination for a Drought-Proof Water Supply – Victor Ivashin, Trevi Systems

pdf-iconHybrid, High Brackish/High Recovery Desalination System – Alan Murphy, STW Resources

Afternoon General Session – Part 1

Moderator: Judy Adams, Brownsville PUB

pdf-iconAdvancing the Use and Regulation of Brackish Groundwater – Bob Harden, R. W. Harden & Associates

pdf-iconMitigating the Effects of Saltwater Intrusion – Victor Kelson, Layne Christensen Company

Afternoon General Session – Part 2

Moderator: Steven Walden, Water Resource Consultant

pdf-iconQualitative Comparison of Reverse Osmosis and Nano-filtration for Treating Brackish Groundwater in Texas – Katie Guerra, US Bureau of Reclamation

pdf-iconCase Study: Environmental Compliance for Water Conservation – SAWS Twin Oaks Brackish Groundwater Desalination Plant – Christine Westerman, SWCA Environmental Consultants

pdf-iconAlternative Water Supply for Alice: Brackish Desal Less Costly Than Doing Nothing – Bill Norris NorrisLeal

pdf-iconDesal Prize 2nd Place Winner University of Texas at El Paso – Malynda Cappelle, UTEP Center for Inland Desalination System

Texas Desalination Association Membership Meeting

VIP Reception hosted by Seven Seas Water
Honoring a TexasDesal Champion: Representative Eddie Lucio III

Thursday, October 1

Breakfast with Champions — Texas Desal’s Legislative Leaders

pdf-iconModerator: Kyle Frazier, Texas Desalination Association Senators Charles Perry and Craig Estes, Chairman Todd Hunter and Representatives Eddie Lucio III and James Frank

Legislative and Financial Issues

Moderator: Kyle Frazier, Texas Desalination Association

pdf-iconTexas’ New Desalination Rules: What Will They Mean For You? – Justin Sutherland, Carollo Engineers

pdf-iconPrivate Investment Potential for Desalination in Texas – Mike Irlbeck, EPCOR Water

pdf-iconThe True Value of Water – Alden Whitney, RWL Water

Municipal Leaders Circle

Moderator: Bill Norris, NorrisLeal

pdf-iconBrownsville PUB – Judy Adams

pdf-iconCinco Ranch Municipal Utility District #1 – Stephen Robinson

pdf-iconCity of Conroe – Mayor Webb Melder

pdf-iconEl Paso Water Utilities – Alan Shubert

San Antonio Water System – Steve Clouse
Keynote Address hosted by RWL Water
Keynote Speaker: Pat Mulroy, William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

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