Memphis Must Focus on Water!

This post, while regionally focused should cause everyone to think about about how their own communities address their water. In both this blog, and in my upcoming book “Safe Water For Everyone” I address the critical need for America to develop a National Water Plan. We are faced with contamination, shortages, drought, and aging infrastructure as a nation and as individual communities. There has never been a more critical time…

What To Do After A Water Main Break

As a rule, after a municipality corrects whatever it was that caused the water alert, they send out notices to users to perform an adequate flush to drain, and then resume using the water as normal. Unfortunately, we are never told exactly how many gallons to flush, and we aren’t given any guidelines or specific tests we can do to make sure the contaminant is no longer in our system. …

A Glimpse Into The Future Of Home Drinking Water

Doing what I do for a living you would think that environmentalists and conservationists would love me. Reality is that they often have a love/hate relationship with me. I am loved for my water doctor problem solving knowledge, but often draw fire for my calling out conservation and “save the water” efforts as impotent and symbolic. Here I go again. Let me make a vital distinction about myself. I am…