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…

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.

Covid -19 And Water

Thankfully, all the tumult brought on by this new virus has not affected our water supplies. It has however affected human behavior in creating an army of toilet paper hoarders. While I don’t mean to minimize the importance of toilet paper, given our collective behavior we should ponder for a moment what would our world be like if it was water that was being hoarded? What would we do if…