How Long Should I Leave the Hose on?

watering-garden-300How do you convert "inches of water" to the flow of water that comes out of your hose?

1. Multiply the number of inches of water you need by 0.6. The result is the number of gallons per square foot you need to apply.

2. Multiply those "gallons per square foot" by the square footage of your garden to determine how many gallons you need to apply.

3. Compensate for the watering system's inefficiency by dividing the gallons needed by 0.85 for drip, or 0.70 for sprinkler. (more…)

Just How Stressed Out Is Your Drinking Water?

DroughtWaterIndex_640If you're truly into scary things—and I'm not talking about the latest schlocky Hollywood horror film, but true fright, at least from a global resources perspective—scroll through data culled by high-end risk management consultants.

Take Maplecroft, for example. Their Global Risk Portfolio emphasizes political upheaval, human right "dilemmas," and ranks nations most at-risk due to the changing climate and water shortages.  (more…)

Government and Top University Studies: Fluoride Lowers IQ and Causes Other Health Problems

flourideinfowarsDentists Haven’t Read the Studies

Preface: This post doesn’t discuss any conspiracy theories.  It simply presents a scientific review of the studies by mainstream sources on fluoride.

Why do dentists push fluoride, even though an overwhelming number of scientific studies conclude that cavity levels are falling worldwide … even in countries which don’t fluoridate water? (more…)