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.…

The Environmental Costs Of Recycling

To the every-day man the process of personal recycling is accepted without challenge as being good for the environment and good for the planet. Indeed, those who engage in personal recycling generally are proud, even smug about their own contribution to saving the planet. But should we feel good about recycling? Is it really good for the planet? Are we effective recycle-ers? Well, let’s look a little deeper to find…

New Age Water Conservation – Contractors Assemble

While on a recent trip to heaven-on-earth, Paradise, Nevada, also known as Las Vegas I had the opportunity to talk a lot about water shortages and contamination. You may or may not know that I don’t believe that conserving water holds much in the way of relief for our water shortages. In short, with growing population what one person saves in water is quickly consumed by a new resident. The…