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…

Climate Change Continues To Affect Lake Mead

As you may or may not know, Las Vegas is my favorite place on Earth. I have been watching with great interest the water levels in the magnificent Lake Mead as well as the health of the Colorado River. Integral in this conversation are the proponents of man-made, or Anthropogenic Climate Change (ACC). These proponents maintain that the falling levels of Lake Meade, along with the “horrible” drought out West…