The Water Balance

Early in my career I was taught how to do a water balance (WB) when addressing industrial water and wastewater challenges. The WB process allows the engineer, or designer to know all the important factors that affect a new water system design. The process takes into consideration total water supply and examines other input factors such as how quickly does the water supply replenish itself; in other words, how sustainable…

What’s in YOUR Water – Part 1

Water is the single-most important ingredient in life so it should come as no surprise that people love to talk about it. Unfortunately, as much as we love talking about water, in general our conversations are often polluted with untruth, misunderstanding and even folklore. After listening to a fellow patron at a local restaurant wax on and on about the benefits of mineral water, I decided to write a series about the…

The Benefits Of Memphis Water – Volume 1

If you aren’t aware of it, Memphis water is something special. Featured with natural softness, low organics, low bacteria, low sediment and low total dissolved solids (TDS) Memphis water provides sustainability, health, safety and great economic benefit to it’s citizens and near-by residents. This, the first in a continuing series of articles, seeks to educate the public as to just how important and special Memphis water is. I hope you…