How Does Industry Measure Water Quality?

One of the least understood aspects of water is the measurement of quality. In it’s pure form, water has no contaminants in it. You might be surprised to find out that pure water is not natural. It doesn’t exist anywhere in nature; it can only be produced by machines; and because it refuses to remain pure for even a nanosecond, it is very complicated and expensive to keep pure water,…

Who Needs Purest Water?

Water purity is one of the least understood areas of science across all global cultures. There is no shortage of people who boast about having the purest water in their city, or even in the bottles they purchase. The city of Saint Augustine, Florida boasts of “The Fountain of Youth” and more than one manufacturer of home water filtration technology fill their advertisements with claims of high purity. I thought…

Peccadilloes of Water Quality

Saturday is always a laid-back day for me, so forgive me for not popping something up, earlier. As my wife Cathy prepares hamburgers on pretzel buns I thought I would talk a bit about some of the weird facts about water quality. What adjectives come to mind when you visualize an I.V. bag attached to a hospital patient? Pure, clean, sanitary, clinical, and critical are the kind of adjectives that…