Is Rainwater Healthy To Drink?

One cannot really not answer this question because no two rainwater samples will ever be the same. In fact, if we collect multiple samples of rainwater at the same location, just over a broad time span, the samples will all be different. Water is the universal solvent, so rain will, in fact, absorb contaminants from the atmosphere as it falls. If the contaminants are harmful, then the rain may indeed have…

World’s Dumbest Industrial H2O Professionals – Case #314 – BDFL

Back around 2008, I worked for one of the major players in the water treatment industry, a company that since got sold and renamed. The branch I worked had a bean counter/business manager type that I shall call Big Dumb Foghorn Leghorn (BDFL). Prior to being hired he never worked in the water industry before. You can already see this blog won’t have a happy ending. So, in that year…