Wastewater Pipline – Good For The Mississippi River?

Recently there was an announcement made that a waste-water pipeline carrying as much as 3 million gallons per day of factory waste water as well as another 1/2 million gallons of sewage plant discharge was approved to empty into the Mississippi River,just east of Memphis. Activists and citizens are now up in arms with concerns about irresponsible pollution of our natural resources. Once again however, these protests not only lack…

Memphis’ Water Example – How Not To Do It

Citations throughout my blog and worldwide for that matter, document just how economically powerful water infrastructure is. Water.Org describes that every dollar of investment in infrastructure results in 4 dollars of economic benefit. Logically, new infrastructure means new jobs, new tax revenue, and new businesses coming to take advantage of the water bounty. Once again, enter my hometown Memphis as a perfect example of how to behave irresponsibly and foolishly.…

Hard Water Problems – Electronics Industry

Today’s post is a bit of an egghead post and stems from a question I as asked on Quora. I thought it might be interesting for you more technically oriented readers and those wanting to know more about the wonderful world of water. So here we go. Hard water presents two different pathways of problems in the electronics industry.