Bottled Water and Aging Water Infrastructure Spell Bad News For Earth

Around 1980 my then Brother-In-Law suggested that I take my water expertise and begin selling bottled water. I told him that he was nuts and then lamented, “who the hell is going to pay for a bottle of water”? Nearly 40 years later, he looms a genius and I feel like a moron. For sure the bottled water market is an economic juggernaut. In a recent story by The Business…

World Water Day – Wastewater

The world will be atwitter today talking about wastewater. Water is becoming precious and in some places, so scarce that water we once considered as disposable, dirty, and useless, is now being looked at as a resource from which we can extract clean water. Technically speaking, harvesting clean water out of wastewater is nothing new. Much of the technology is age-old, tried-and-true staple equipment and really the only thing determining…

President Trump Rescues Flint Water

President Donald Trump’s EPA just released $100 million dollars to help replace the irreparably damaged water delivery pipes in Flint Michigan. For all the fear of the new EPA chief Scott Pruitt, it seems that, far more than Barack Obama, the new administration is scientifically astute, and attentive to America’s growing water crisis. At the time the Flint disaster happened I blogged in no uncertain terms that the only solution…