We Can’t Pollute The World’s Water? Am I Nuts?

Let’s talk about this with fact and science for a minute, and table the emotions of, “our water is precious, we have to do everything we can to save it”, shall we? Bad engineering, bad legislation, bad policy in general is wasteful, and it hurts people because the real help they need gets lost in the bureaucracy. Believe it when I tell you, not all protection legislation is good. For example,…

High Ho Silver, in my water.

Someone asked me today why do so many consumer water filters have silver impregnated into them. The reason is that silver affects the DNA of bacteria and viruses and stops them from reproducing. Since there will always be bacteria present in drinking water there is always a danger that they will spread and multiply. When this happens in the water we drink, we run a higher risk of getting an…

Flint Michigan Tidbits !

I read today that the Governor of Michigan assured the people of Flint that he would “fix this”. It amazes me when people who know absolutely nothing about science take leadership roles and present themselves as experts. How can a governor fix this? Sadly, this is where the general lack of understanding of water gets people into trouble. In my estimation these local water and government workers will, in all…