The REAL Problem With Covid – 19

Unless you have been orbiting Mars in an Elon Musk space ship you have become nauseated with the constant barrage of information and predictions about Covid-19. More maddening is the constant waffling, retractions and incorrect information from the “experts. If we are being honest, these people must be given an F grade when it comes to both protecting the American people, and in providing accurate advice. Their collective effort has…

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.