National Groundwater Week – Dec 3 – 7 – Vegas Baby

I am about to head out to my favorite place on Earth to attend one of the greatest water events of the year. I speak of course about Las Vegas and the Annual Conference of the National Groundwater Association. This is the marquee event for what is called National Groundwater Week and the attendees include some of the worlds most knowledgeable and accomplished experts in the area of groundwater.

Backpack-able Water Purifiers – Are They Safe?

Recently a friend of ours bragged about his 2-week camping trip that allowed him to become an expert on portable water treatment. And here I am with a degree in Biology and 35 years experience, still learning about water. Boy, you can imagine how stupid I felt when I realized that instead of all that hard work I could have just gone camping for a couple weeks to become a water expert.…

Our Unnatural Fetish With Natural Ingredients – LaCroix Water

A few weeks ago Chicago-based law firm Beaumont Costales filed a class action lawsuit against LaCroix, claiming that their sparkling water contained artificial ingredients. Through independent testing, the beverage company has reportedly shown this lawsuit to without merit or truth. On a personal note, I have to tell you, LaCroix products are top notch, and on many occasions, I have enjoyed them myself. Now, I am not here to get into the…