Monthly Archives: August 2012

Galapagos Sharks at Molokini

by Michael J. McGuire Ok.  This blog is not about drinking water.  As I noted in my original post in July, I would share things that interest me.  Scuba diving is one of the things that I love. I have … Continue reading

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Drinking Water Regulation Update–August 28, 2012

by Michael J. McGuire Alan Roberson has released the text of a presentation that he made recently that is, in effect, a drinking water regulatory update.  He also noted that he will be presenting at an AWWA webcast on he implications … Continue reading

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The “Drinking Water Cycle” is Right

by Michael J. McGuire Blogs are not supposed to suggest solutions.  All blogs have to do is rail against something and get folks stirred up.  This is so.  It’s in the blogger’s manual somewhere. A funny thing happened after I … Continue reading

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The Chlorine Revolution

by Michael J. McGuire My new book will be published in spring 2013:  The Chlorine Revolution:  Water Disinfection and the Fight to Save Lives. The book is about a courageous physician and his partnership with the greatest sanitary engineer of the time … Continue reading

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My Erin Brockovich Nightmare

by Michael J. McGuire I have this recurring nightmare.  The California Department of Public Health is criticized for taking too long to set a maximum contaminant level for hexavalent chromium.  Frustrated environmental groups sue CDPH.  The California Legislature calls a public … Continue reading

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Who the Heck Changed the AWWA Wikipedia Page?

by Michael J. McGuire Guilty.  It was me…and a bunch of other Wikipedia (WP) editors and administrators.  What gives me the right to change a description of an article defining the American Water Works Association?  Sure, I have been a … Continue reading

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All Water Cycle Diagrams are Wrong

by Michael J. McGuire One or more times during everyone’s grade school science class experience, we were introduced to the water (or hydrologic) cycle.  The water cycle continues to be taught today the same way I remember learning it far too … Continue reading

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Chloramines Get Trashed in Tulsa

by Michael J. McGuire Commentary: While sorting through hundreds of tweets today, I notice one item that caused me a lot of concern.  @SaveTheWater tweeted that #Tulsa was adding chloramines to the City’s drinking water.  Going to the link brings up … Continue reading

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Gypsum Cave Diving

by Michael J. McGuire For those scuba divers who wonder what it would be like to dive in a gypsum cave in over 100 feet of water at 5 degrees C, check out this post on Google+.  The pictures are incredible. … Continue reading

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