Droughts quickly changed the oil and gas industry's opinion of wastewater recycling

A few years ago, hydraulic fracturing drillers suspected wastewater recycling companies were trying to rip off their multimillion dollar operations with unproven methods, The Daily Record reports. At the time, water was cheap, plentiful and taken for granted. Since then, droughts have forced drillers employing the water-intensive method to reconsider wastewater recycling, which led to a quick, dramatic change in industry practices, the article said. For more, read the full story.