Fun With Feces In Memphis Water

If you have spent any time at all reading me, you know that I have maintained that the biggest threat to our water resources consists of our antiquated water and waste-water treatment facilities, poorly trained operators, and our imbecile elected officials. So enter Memphis, announcing that due to mechanical failure, loss of electrical power, and high water levels in the Mississippi River, one of the local sewage treatment plants was…

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.