Aquifer Contamination. Natural and Unpreventable!

Here in Memphis, environmental fanatics are doing everything possible to prevent the TVA from using aquifer water to cool a new combined cycle energy plant. The contention is that the water level depression caused by the minuscule TVA pumps will allow other water to be drawn into the aquifer to fill the void. Scientifically, this is a valid concern, albeit it a harmless one. Gravity guarantees that this phenomenon will…

Drinking Natural Water Can Make You Sick!

A reader today offered up a challenge and asked me to drink Mississippi water for a year if I was so sure that it was safe to drink. This you see, addresses my steadfast mantra that the average citizen lacks the technical training to understand water, let alone make the right decisions about how it is processed and delivered. The person who made the comment was no doubt referring to…

What Trump’s Election Means To Water and Jobs!

As it applies to the sustainability, safety, prosperity and social stability of America, there is no more important topic than water. Water is the most powerful economic tool at man’s fingertips. Because of it’s technical nature, water is greatly misunderstood by the general public. All too often water decisions are made by politicians and activists who have absolutely no experience in engineering, construction, chemistry, biology and physics. The inserted graphic…