47,000 New Mining Jobs – Your Water

Awhile back I warned of the environmental dangers associated with the building of wind technology and solar panels. I warned that these technologies are not green, and they are not clean. I lamented that these energy technologies require metals such as copper, lead, nickel, cadmium, lithium, zing, copper, lead and rare earth metals. The danger of course is that mining exposes the upturned earth to rain. Rain, being very clean…

Stinking up our water supplies!

By now, landfills are infamous to just about everyone. We know they stink, we know they harbor a lot of nasty waste and while we don’t necessarily understand all of the science behind creating and maintaining these things, something in our gut tells us that landfills are not good for us or the environment. The big problem with landfills is that they cause the formation of toxic leachate. Leachate is…

What Do Water Towers Do?

In a recent Tommy V survey I asked the question, “What is the purpose of a water tower?” The number one (#1) answer is “for pressure”. What do you think? The truth of the matter is that elevation does indeed produce water pressure underneath the tank. However, water tanks provide multiple benefits, the least important being pressure. Let’s take a closer look at what these monsters do for us. Tanks…