Better Science For Mankind!

The process of explaining my profession to most has been to say the least, a lifelong exasperation that is as frustrating now as when I first entered it in 1985. Upon learning that I am a water engineer, the bombardment of questions has remained constant. What is the best water filter? What is the one test I can do to tell if my water is pure? What is the best…

The Day The Science Died! Commentary.

I don’t know the exact day that science died, but I was there when the end began. Somewhere during the Ronald Reagan-Bill Clinton era I remember hearing on television that American students were falling behind Asian students in the areas of mathematics and science. I remember hearing this quite a few more times over they years, but then, at some point, I didn’t hear it any more. I guess we…

Abused, Butchered, And Bastardized, Science Has Become A Political Weapon

There is a fundamental malfunction in the way science is assimilated into society today. Before circa 1970 science seldom had an agenda. However, in the post-Viet Nam era America more and more opportunists have come to use science for the purpose of political and personal agenda. In the water industry, it has run a gamut from local water product salesmen using scare tactics, to products promising better health, to governments…