When The Well Is Dry We Will Know The Worth Of Water

If the chilling quote in the title of this article doesn’t raise critical awareness and concern about our water supply perhaps these supporting facts will. The American Society of Civil Engineers gave the U.S. a “D” grade for the quality of its drinking water. As many as 63 million people (1/5th of U.S.), were exposed to potentially unsafe water more than once during the past decade. (EPA) Nearly 1/3 of…

Deadly PCE! Is It In Your Water?

Before we try to remove PCE, let’s find out what the hell it is. PCE is an acronym for Perchloroethylene, also know as Tetrachloroethylene. This is a product commonly used as dry-cleaning fluid. It has a pleasant, almost sweet smell but is known to attack the liver, intensify Parkinson’s disease, and is suspected of causing cancer. PCE is a nasty, toxic contaminant and there are good reasons to be concerned…

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…