The Big 3 – Now What ? Bill Gates? Donald Trump?

Visionary thinking has given America three magnificent man-made lakes. Lake Mead in the Las Vegas Area, Lake Sakakawea in North Dakota and Lake Powell in Utah, have brought economic development, sustainability, recreation and great quality-of-life benefits to countless millions. While increasing consumption and drought will always challenge our reservoirs, these big three remain formidable sources of water for years to come. The vision, organization and work ethic that went into…

Poop > Bacteria > Clean Water

One of the most fascinating aspects of my job is my constant interaction with the many different technologies available to clean water. Some of the applications I have been involved with cause some to think I am a science fiction writer and not a man of science. For sure some crazy things I have done include: Filtering pig poop, recovering the undigested food (pigs only digest a small portion of…

Dual Source Water Supply – True Water Sustainability

As the water crisis worsens, an increasing number of people are pointing fingers at who they feel is most responsible for wasting and over using water sources. More often than not citizens love to blame industry. A closer look however might cause people to start looking inward and back away from these heated accusations. Think about how much clean drinking water you and I waste on things like washing our cars,…