MS Sues TN for water rights!

In an earlier post entitled “The Big Water Grab” I predicted that as water becomes more scarce and valuable, people would be coming out of the woodwork trying to corner the market and reap personal profits from controlling and selling water. Perhaps the most important examples of this phenomenon is the pending lawsuit between Mississippi and Tennessee. The US Supreme Court is slated to hear the complaint. The city of…

Cleaner Cities Because of Great Water?

People seldom associate the cleanliness of their city with water, and even as you read this you perhaps think I am really stretching things with this water business. Well, just sit back and let me “learn ya somethin”! High quality water, the kind you find in Memphis and much of the Mid-South has a tremendous impact on how you and I live our lives, and how industry operates. In our…

Reverse Osmosis Versus Distillation

Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Distillation are often competing technologies in both drinking water and high purity applications. Previous to 1970 Distillation enjoyed a very favorable advantage as the most used technology for producing high purity water. However, as the 70’s ensued, RO began the takeover which today finds the technology as the most popular in all of the water filtration industry. Let’s take a look at some of the peculiarities…