Covid-19 And Your Water

Should we be worried about this virus in our water? The answer is both yes, and no. First the good news. It is highly unlikely that you will contract any virus from municipal drinking water. While many consumers don’t like having chlorine in their water, when it comes to viruses, this compound is our best friend. By analytical standards viruses at best have a moderate tolerance to chlorine. From memory…

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…

Copper, Contamination and Covid-19

In the frantic world we have been living in people are looking for answers; for safety’ security; for ways to prevent and avoid contracting things like the Corona virus. One of the most widespread suggestions that I see people writing about is copper. Since copper is known to inhibit the growth and even kill bacteria and viruses, many have pondered that we all switch to copper water fixtures and doorknobs…