What Is The Global Water Crisis?

The global water crises (GWC) means different things to different people, and in this there is danger for outcomes that are not good for people. The foundation of the GWC is the same for all people; that is to say we all fear the pollution and shortage of our water all across the globe. We are concerned with drought, failing treatment plants and even acts of terror against our water…

More Water Careers!

For most of my life, when I told people what I did for a living, their eyes glazed over and would ask me, “water, what the hell kind of work is that?” As it turns out the field of water technology is the most stable, inflation-proof, diverse, and ever-growing source of new jobs in existence. In my entire adult life, it didn’t matter what the economy or my employer did,…

Why Has Desalination Not Solved Our Global Water Needs?

The real question is, why hasn’t science yet developed a cost-effective method of desalination that would provide safe drinking water to the multitudes who need it, (380 million I believe)? The answer is that economics, geography, politics and science all get in the way. From a scientific stand point, getting the salt out of water is very difficult. The high salt content makes the process challenging. Reverse Osmosis requires high…