Water – Danger

I frequently call water the most dangerous substance in the human experience. People pooh-pooh my words and for sure, it is easy to minimize my warnings, open the tap, take a big gulp and reply to me, “ooh, look, I am drinking the most dangerous liquid in the universe”. Of course the citizens of Flint Michigan would more than likely take my side of this issue.

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…

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…