Don’t Take It For Granted

Water is a curious thing. We love and cherish it. We are concerned for keeping it safe and clean. We recognize how vital it is to our lives and prosperity, but yet we still waste immense quantities of it. We let water run while we brush our teeth. We wash cars, decks and garage floors with it. We do a very poor job of minimizing our own water use, and…

Attention Swimmers! Today’s Special! Crap On The Beach!

On Friday, July 7, 2017, the Florida Department of Public Health issued a health advisory for seven beaches in Okaloosa and Walton counties. The ocean in these areas is contaminated with enterococci, a bacteria commonly found in feces. According to the release this is a common occurrence whenever there is a substantial rainfall.

Fighting Dragons With Feathers

The worst thing that ever happened to water is the frenzy that has developed within the public to protect it. Be clear, I am not saying that it is wrong to protect water, because that is how I earn my living, and I believe in protection. The distinction I make and criticize is the frenzy within the public that transforms individuals without any scientific training into leaders in the crusade…