Let Van Gogh Guide Our Water Decisions.

In the late fall of 1973. Jim Schildcroudt, My General Chemistry professor projected a slide up onto the screen and offered an A for the entire course if we could specifically identify what it was. One guess was that it was some nasty blackhead acne. Another guess was bacterial colonies. I had no idea so I guessed that it was ” Gomer’s Pyle”, a joke referring to the old TV…

The Fabricated Worldwide Water Crisis!

Yesterday I saw an ad from some charitable group appealing for donations to help children in remote parts of the world get safe drinking water. The graphic showed a young boy leaning forward to get a drink of muddy water from a small pond. The picture was intended to make the viewer feel bad and help by donating money to the cause. Don’t get me wrong, my heart breaks at…

Really! Conservation is not a solution to water shortage!

In an earlier post, I irritated a lot of environmental sympathizers by writing that conservation was not a solution to the water shortage in California. I am here to double-down and proclaim my claim one more time. Now, while I support anyone who chooses to conserve water, given the phenomena of increasing population wherever there is water, conservation will do nothing but hold off the eventuality, that unless we can…