Silicon Stupidity – Live Water

Certain “geniuses” in Silicon Valley have decided to forego local water treatment plants and have begin drinking raw water, and a nincompoop named Mukande Singh (Recently changed from Christopher Sanborn) has founded a company called “Live Water”, who reportedly provides for a mere $5 per gallon, raw, untreated water that is promoted to be safer and cleaner than city tap water.

Taste, Toxicity and Chemistry

One of the peculiarities about water chemistry is that you can’t really tell by tasting it, if it is safe to drink or not. Even the look of water doesn’t necessarily tell us if it is safe or not. This not only makes water interesting, but it makes it very difficult because unless we have a full blown  water test lab with us, we really don’t know if the water…