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WATWB – GI

WATWB – GI (Green Infrastructure) Do not despair our present difficulties, but believe always in the promise and greatness of America because nothing is inevitable here.  Americans never quit. We never surrender.  We never hide from history.  We make history. … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018

  EARTH DAY 2018 The State of the Planet and What You Can Do to Help Fix It So here we are again, April 22, Earth Day, the one day a year that belongs to the “Mother of us all,” Senator Gaylord … Continue reading

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Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached

[ Posted first on the Global Water Alliance‘s “Blogs and Utterings” section of which yours truly is the primary contributor.   Your Assimilative Capacity Has Been Reached Given the rains in California last month, resulting in the evacuation of some … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day

World Toilet Day I think that if Francois Auguste Rene Rodin (1840 – 1917) knew that one of his most famous sculptures, “The Thinker” had become the symbol of World Toilet Day, a day established to raise awareness of the … Continue reading

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Thirsty Burger

Thirsty Burger Consider the cow. It takes one gallon — 3.6 liters — per 100 pounds of body weight to water a cow and two gallons when it is hot outside. If Bessy is lactating, you need to double those … Continue reading

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Water Wars

Water Wars        How’s this? In the future we will fight wars for water. Sound plausible or more like SciFi? Probably no one really thought we’d fight a war for oil, but then Iraq happened and that strange … Continue reading

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When Chemicals Combine

When Chemicals Combine It’s a tenet of the modern age that if you are alive and thriving on our planet, walking around in a “meat suit” — to steal a term from the TV show, “Supernatural” — you are likely … Continue reading

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