rigging up some fun

I’m working on a geology&geochemistry post and getting ready for some hydrogeology field work! In the meantime, I wanted to show you this video. ­čśÇ Imagine the middle aged white dude is me in about a week! #riglife By the way… the featured picture is a wellhead I took at a site in Texas. The […]

drinking recycled poopwater

You say EW, I say YUM Let’s talk about drinking poopwater! One of the biggest hurdles with implementing a recycled water system┬áisn’t the high-end technology or the stringent regulations… Judging by your face as you read the words “drinking poopwater”, you know exactly what the hurdle is. It’s the public reaction. The┬ásuper official term we […]

Real Pumps Have Curves

These are pumps. This is a pump. No, we’re not talking shoes (though those are great too). Pumps move water (or other liquids). They provide flow like this. Each curve is a different pump or impeller size. We’ve all been in the shower and said “there’s not enough pressure!”. So we’re all in agreement, that […]

on the surface (podcast & commentary)

Agriculture is one of the largest consumers of water in the world and in the US, about 70-80%. References┬áhere and here. It’s no wonder that there’s been a lot of media surrounding the California drought and over-pumping of the groundwater. As you all might know, I LOVE podcasts. I love listening to them when I […]