Is Ultra-pure Water Safe To Drink?

Pure water is something that does not exist in nature. If you want pure water, you have to use expensive machines and exacting procedures to make it. In industry, this water is called ultrapure water. It is free of organic contamination and ionic (mineral) contamination. It displays a resistance to electricity of 18.2 million ohms and it is extremely corrosive. If you were to pass ultrapure water through the copper…

National Ground=Water Monitoring – Funding Update

When government acts in the public’s interest, (not often enough, in my opinion) it deserves mention. With a global water crisis well under way, here is some good news about federal funding to monitor the nation’s precious ground water. Much of this story comes to us courtesy of the National Ground Water Association. The House released its draft fiscal year  and noted in its press release continued support for groundwater…

What will it take?

I attended a trade show this week called SurFin. The anagram stands for Surface Finishing. One of the clients I work with is the Memphis Chamber of Commerce. My call is to help create strategies to attract new industries based on the technical benefits provided by Memphis area ground water. Surface finishers are a very broad base of manufacturers that essentially put some type of coating or finish on metals…