Roberson, Ken 2018-08-01

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This interview features Ken Roberson as he discusses his business with cleaning water for reuse. In this interview, Roberson describes his business model and how he got started in the water reuse field.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Ken Roberson

Additional Parties Recorded: n/a

Date: August 1, 2018

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: David Marshall

Length: 01:46:54 (1 hour, 46 minutes)


Introduction, background information; his father; Hale County agriculture; after graduating high school; Working in the finance world; Working with water and wastewater; Building truck trailers for wastewater; Running a water purifying plants and solving problems; Going to Plainview and testing water for Plainview; Explanation of what BOD in water looks like; talking with Cargill Corporation about corn; What E3 stands for

Access Information

Original Recording Format: born digital audio

Recording Format Notes: audio CD recording available for listening in our Reading Room

Transcript: found here:

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