Tag Archives: Safe Drinking Water

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Potential Threat to Drinking Water Supply!

This weekend it was reported from Kosovo, which lies between Serbia and Albania,  that the authorities cut off the water supply in the capital Pristina after five people were arrested on terrorism charges.  They were “acting suspiciously” near the reservoir which supplies water to half of Pristina’s population of 200,000. (http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/kosovo-arrests-terror-suspects-alleged-water-plot-32383673) There is a possible […]

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Be Prepared

When I was a young boy I was a member of the Boy Scouts.  This is a wonderful organization which taught young boys so many basic skills.   The Boy Scouts had a motto:  “Be Prepared”. These two words have so much meaning across life when you think about it. Apply these to your life and […]

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Water Quality in a Drought

The Great California Drought: It’s been all over the news lately that California is getting into more and more trouble with the continuing drought and dwindling water supply. Not enough people are conserving it, crops need it and enforcing conservation is extremely difficult. While everyone is concerned about the amount of water being used, few […]

Safe Drinking Water During Flooding

As I write this, the Missouri River is at flood stage with worse to come.  It is a tragedy for many small towns along the River.  In Hamburg, Iowa, they’re racing to raise the level of the second levee as the primary levee already has a large breach in it.  If the second levee does […]

The Wisdom of Planning Ahead

It is 7 AM on Monday Morning March 14, 2011. I’m sitting watching with horror the disaster in Japan unfold with even more images of the horror to come I’m sure. I’ve tried to contact some friends in Japan by email but the emails were not delivered. For many people affected by this disaster, drinking […]