What Makes One Water Better? Memphis Aquifer Versus Youngstown Meander!

I was recently asked whether the water in my adopted hometown of Memphis, TN, or that of my birthplace, Youngstown, Ohio was better. As it turns out, both municipalities deliver safe, clean drinking water. However, there are differences that lead to a different end product, different threats to the source water, and different taste. This comparison question is a good one because these two water products are vastly different. Let’s…

President Trump On Water – The Great Okeechobie

Attached at the end of this article is a curious article about the President’s recent visit to Lake Okeechobee in the great state of Florida. The President, motivated by requests from the past and present governor visited the lake to announce the allocation of $63 million dollars for the repair of a life protecting dike, more than 100 miles long. Still, some are angry, claiming that the President should have…

My Message For World Water Day

Friday, March 22, 2019, is/was World Water Day. I thought about a lot of things water related today. I thought about drought, climate change, conservation, contamination, aging infrastructure, poisoned water supplies, dying aquifers, people who capitalize selling scams designed as pure water products, wastewater, contaminated beaches, the beautiful oceans, our lakes, and streams, and I thought about how uncomparable a glass of ice water tastes when I am really hot…