What Does The Future Of Bottled Water Look Like?

The future for bottled water companies is so bright we have to wear shades. Jokes aside, the market for premium bottled water of all kinds is sure to keep expanding. Based on a growing population, increased contamination, drought, and dwindling water sources consumers will continue to look to bottled water products for safety, convenience and in many cases, for taste, health and even medicinal purposes. Our universal quest for the…

Can I Drink Water Out Of A Bathroom Faucet?

I get asked this frequently, so let’s consider the question. To be honest We can drink water from wherever we want to. We can drink from the toilet if we so desire.  I am going to assume that the question people are asking is; Is it safe to drink out of a public bathroom sink? The answer to that question is a resounding…….NO. It is not safe, and it is not wise…

Water On A Cruise Ship! Safe? Plentiful? Magical?

My lovely wife Cathy has recently addicted me to Norwegian Cruise Line cruises. So far we have gone to Alaska out of Seattle, and Cuba out of Miami. We leave in 30 days for the Virgin Islands, again in June and over my birthday in December. Since becoming a sailor a lot of folks have asked me the origins of drinking water on cruise ships. The ideas people have presented to…