Memphis Must Focus on Water!

This post, while regionally focused should cause everyone to think about about how their own communities address their water. In both this blog, and in my upcoming book “Safe Water For Everyone” I address the critical need for America to develop a National Water Plan. We are faced with contamination, shortages, drought, and aging infrastructure as a nation and as individual communities. There has never been a more critical time…

REVERSE OSMOSIS – PART ONE OF THREE

When I began designing and selling Reverse Osmosis (RO) systems circa 1975, very few people ever heard of the technology let alone understood it. Today, RO is a common technology found in many homes but many still do not understand why it is called Reverse Osmosis. So, lets take a closer look. The accompanying figure will help with the description. The key to an RO system is something called a…

The Futility of Personal Water Conservation!

In critical times conservation can help everyone to get an equal share of water, and slow depletion for a short time. It is not however, a long-term solution. Conservation will never overcome our purposeful overpopulation and aggressive urban development of areas with fixed and finite supplies of drinking water. Conservation is a temporary bandage and not a solution.  Our goal should always be plentiful water for everyone. We should feel carefree…