Conservation Matters February 2013

The Texas Land, Water and Wildlife Connection

Global Petroleum Research Institute to host annual water short course

The Global Petroleum Research Institute (GPRI) is hosting the 2013 Water/Wastewater Short Course April 15–17 at Texas A&M University.  Following a theme of “Water and Wastewater: Issues, Challenges, Solutions, and New Technologies,” the course will include experts from both industry and academia, as well as daily equipment demonstrations. This is the twenty-third year of the course, which is directed by Carl Vavra of the GPRI Designs Separation Science Research Center. 

According to organizers, the event is the “industry's only ‘hands-on’ workshop on water and waste water treatment. Instructors will present on water treatment technology for industrial water systems including oil- and gas-produced water and hydraulic fracturing flowback brine.

GPRI is a part of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station and The Texas A&M University System. See the course website for more information.

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