Is Flint Water Now Safe?

Sadly, it depends on who you ask. If you ask Barack Obama who proudly drank the water, the water is fine. I imagine if you ask local politicians, especially now that lower level scapegoats have been charged with crimes, they too will tell you that all things are safe on the waterfront. If you seek the truth, then the facts dictate that the only way the tap water in Flint…

Safe Water ! Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid!

I always take the greatest care to not sound water alarms when science and truth contradict my concerns. Some alerts, however like those over fracking and the situation in Flint, are very real and very much deserving of our concern, and remedial action. It never ceases to amaze me the shortcuts and bastardization of safe practices that municipalities take with drinking water, often escaping scrutinization of the public. One such…

The Impending Water Apocalypse – How Will You Prepare?

Much is being written about water conservation, contamination, infrastructure, and new technology. We all enthusiastically engage in these conversations upon learning of new developments but alas, unless it is our specific drinking water that is affected we don’t stay engaged in the discussion for very long. We have all come to take the safety of our water for granted. There is a great danger associated with this laissez-faire attitude toward our…