Peccadilloes of Water Quality

Saturday is always a laid-back day for me, so forgive me for not popping something up, earlier. As my wife Cathy prepares hamburgers on pretzel buns I thought I would talk a bit about some of the weird facts about water quality. What adjectives come to mind when you visualize an I.V. bag attached to a hospital patient? Pure, clean, sanitary, clinical, and critical are the kind of adjectives that…

How Pure Is Distilled Water?

There are several different parameters that people use to gauge or rate purity. What is pure for one application, may be unsuitable for another. For instance, water in a medical IV bag would be considered “dirty” in the electronics industry. Water purity is typically measured by the parameters of ionic/dissolved solids, sediment, color, bacteria, volatile organics/carcinogens and overall organics. One of the most popular ways to gauge water quality is…