Water – We think too small

Frequently someone will quote that roughly 2% of the earth’s water is fit for human consumption. I want to add that of that 2% man doesn’t even consume 1% of it. Now THAT is something to think about. Man consumes less than 0.02% of the consumable water the earth provides for us. Say that number out loud to yourself; 2 one-hundredths of one percent. But wait, let’s carry the entire…

Attention Water Bottlers – Help Us!

I am a fan of bottled water. For convenience, emergency, and specialty needs,  it serves many of us very well. The industry provides jobs not only in the factory, but in transportation, packaging, water purification technology, lab testing, and of course jobs in warehouse, distribution and retail sales. I read also recently that bottled water has now overtaken carbonated “pop” as the number one beverage in the world. The trend…

Protecting Ourselves From Bad Tap Water

I read a Huffington Post article the other day that cited the increasing fear citizens are having about the water  coming out of our faucets. Unless you have been on a space voyage you have most certainly learned of horrors such as the Flint, Michigan lead poisoning. The sad realization we are all coming to is that what we once took for granted, safe drinking water, is no longer a…