Advanced Oxidation Process

Yesterday Tucson Water dedicated the newly completed Advanced Oxidation Process facility, which uses hydrogen peroxide and UV light to remove the contaminant 1,4-dioxane from the drinking water supply. http://cms3.tucsonaz.gov/water/AOP It is a very involved process, but in a nutshell, what happens is that after going through cartridge filters, hydrogen peroxide is injected. Water then flows […]

Beetle in the Grass

Call me a nerd. Sunday I spent a wonderful day at Mt. Lemmon with my friend Jim. He has a new camera system, so we went “macro-ing” for tiny wildflowers and whatever wee little critters we could find. After a few hours hiking around, joyful in the treasures we had captured with our macro lenses, we joined […]

Car Show – Tucson Hot Rod Association

It’s time for the 4th Avenue shopping district to block off the street for the Tucson Street Rod Association’s 37th annual car show as part of their yearly “Rodder Days” events. http://www.tucsonstreetrodassociation.com Hundreds of meticulously cared for cars will line a three-quarter mile stretch of street this Saturday – May 7, 2011 from 8 AM until 3 PM. I’ve been to the show for […]