The 10 Biggest Water Hoaxes Of All Time

Over the years I have encountered, heard or accidentally stumbled over countless ridiculous claims, stories and questions about water. I was bored and decided to put together my To 10 List of the world’s biggest water hoaxes. Peter Popoff’s Miracle Water – Knowing it is a scam, I still sent for the water. It will make a nice prop for water videos. If it so happens that after receiving the…

The Future of Home Water Testing

Over the years I bet that I have fielded 100,000 or more questions and comments regarding home water testing. People with wells commonly have their water tested while countless others have purchased DIY testing kits in one form or another. Frequently, when there are line breaks or chemical upsets municipal providers often send technicians to the home of consumers to perform testing. As water problems become more the norm than…

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…