Emergency Water Plan? Have one? Need one?

First of all, let me say that I am glad to have my website back up and running. I had a snafu with verification but thanks to my webmaster Cliffy, it is all fixed. So, back to the blog we go. I have been talking to folks out here in Vegas about Lake Meade and water in general. The same questions came up that I hear a lot. They had…

Let Van Gogh Guide Our Water Decisions.

In the late fall of 1973. Jim Schildcroudt, My General Chemistry professor projected a slide up onto the screen and offered an A for the entire course if we could specifically identify what it was. One guess was that it was some nasty blackhead acne. Another guess was bacterial colonies. I had no idea so I guessed that it was ” Gomer’s Pyle”, a joke referring to the old TV…

The Fabricated Worldwide Water Crisis!

Yesterday I saw an ad from some charitable group appealing for donations to help children in remote parts of the world get safe drinking water. The graphic showed a young boy leaning forward to get a drink of muddy water from a small pond. The picture was intended to make the viewer feel bad and help by donating money to the cause. Don’t get me wrong, my heart breaks at…