Germantown Water – Another Flint?

Recently, many residents in the city of Germantown, Tennessee complained that their water had a blue tint to it. Clearly, this is not normal and an alert appropriately went off. Bravo for the alert, but not for allowing the contamination in the first place. Blue tinted tap water can have one of just a few causes. The three most probable would be: Copper in the water Overdose of Potassium Permanganate…

Is Mom In Hot Water?

Moms love hot water. Wash dishes in hot water. Wash your hands with hot water. Wash clothes in hot water. After all, Hot water kills bacteria and viruses and is just one of the ways Mom kept us safe and disease-free. RIght? Well, Mom is all wet. Hot water, as it comes out of the hot water tank does absolutely nothing to kill bacteria and viruses. To kill these organisms…