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THE voice for water recycling in Texas.

Planning for the Future

Early voting has begun in Texas. While the focus has been on the presidential contest, of arguably more importance to leaders in the recycling industry are state races such as those for the Railroad Commission and state legislature. For more information on voting in the Nov. 8 general election, visit the Secretary of State's page for sample ballots, a listing of all candidates, and other helpful info. Make sure you get out and vote!

Just after the 85th legislature is sworn in, TXWRA Chair Brent Halldorson (Fountain Quail) will lead a panel of industry leaders through a discussion case studies covering in-field recycling, infrastructure, and call-out services for the Produced Water Society. Inform yourself on new technologies and trend so you can deepen your member relationship with TXWRA by helping us advocate during the legislative session.

Recycling is an important, cost-effective part of water conservation efforts. TXWRA encourages all technologies in the effort to increase adoption of water recycling. We thank all our members for your tireless support.
Upcoming Events of Note
Below are brief details on upcoming seminars and conferences that may be of learning and networking value to your organization.
  • The 23rd Annual IPEC Conference will be held Nov. 8-10 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Integrated Petroleum Environmental Consortium conference is a highly technical event that brings together  industry leaders to present and discuss ways to live the mission of IPEC: to increase the competitiveness of the domestic petroleum industry through a reduction in the costs of compliance with U.S. environmental regulations. Visit the event's website for details and registration info.
  • The Produced Water Society's 2017 Seminar will be Jan. 17-20 in Sugar Land, Texas. The PWS Seminar is the premier technical meeting covering water issues for professionals in the oil and gas industry. TXWRA will be presenting a panel of case studies. Visit PWS for more information.
  • TWDB's Water for Texas 2017: Innovation at Work Conference will be held Jan. 23-25 in Austin, Texas. Visit TWDB's site for more details.

Media Tidbits
TXWRA thought you might find the following articles noteworthy.

Disposal wells' link to OK earthquake scrutinized
Water rights in spotlight with Texas' growth
Viewpoint: Media mistakenly links earthquakes, fracking
Oklahoma earthquake triggers closing of fracking waste disposal wells
Lawmaker wants to curb industry liability for busting pipes
Fracking caused Texas earthquakes, according to space-based radar
States' efforts to curb fracking-related earthquakes appear to be paying off
GE wastewater treatment enables oil refinery to reuse 100% of water
Wastewater systems recovery market - tech developments and key trends
EPA: North Texas quakes likely linked to oil and gas drilling
Water and wastewater treatment options receive boost from heavy shale contaminant extraction
What happens to the US Midwest when the water's gone?
Lawmakers push back on RRC overhaul proposals
Strength in numbers. Technologies and approaches to water recycling are diverse, and we welcome all perspectives. If you know of a company that should be a member of TXWRA, please let us know.

Membership renewals are continuing. TXWRA understands and appreciates that the economy is forcing many of our member businesses to adapt to constantly and possibly rapidly evolving circumstances. We are stronger for your participation, so please let us know how we can help you renew your organization's membership.

Keep TXWRA informed of news, upcoming events, and other information that would benefit members. Send details to Jennifer for dissemination.
As always, thank you for your support of the
Texas Water Recycling Association.
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