Tag Archives: water

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 […]

The Economics of Water Shortage

When there are water shortages, conservation means seeing lawns dry out and plants die. But there’s another side this problem as many residents of California are discovering. There are fixed costs in operating a water treatment plant. In normal times this cost is offset by revenues from consumer fees based on water usage. The problem comes […]

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 […]

Electrolytes in my Water

What is an Electrolyte? Every so often we come across people who claim the main reason for not wanting to drink distilled water is they have heard that distilled water does not have any electrolytes in it. This is really pretty much the same objection that people are giving when they say that distilled water […]

Blog Action Day 2010 – WATER!

This year we are participating in a huge on-line event called Blog Action Day 2010. Here’s what change.org (the organizer) has to say about this event… “Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a […]