Covid-19 Cost Of Water

The cost per gallon of drinking water is based both on fixed costs and variable costs. Fix costs include the cost of the raw water if any, the electrical cost to pump it to the treatment plant, and of course the costs due to things like rent, lighting, heating, trash, etc., for each particular treatment plant. Variable costs include chemicals such as chlorine and aluminum coagulants, labor, and laboratory costs…

Filtration Rocks!

I am not saying that filtration rocks, instead I am talking about rocks being used as water filters. Crazy? Well, not really. Rocks are an important part of water filtration technology and can serve different purposes. Bowling ball size rocks will not do much filtering, but as we get smaller and smaller particle sizes, down into the sand range, rocks can actually help filter sediment and dirt out of water.

Sustainability, Science, The Pomp of Man.

” IF YOU DONE IT IT AIN’T BRAGGIN “    – Walt Whitman – Often times I am invited into conversations about the type of topics listed in the subject of this thread. More often than not it brings me an extreme challenge because many well-meaning people approach me as if these issues are new, never before discussed topics. Equally frustrating is the belief that we are just now discovering…