Hydrogen-Rich Water: Drink to Your Health

On December 16, 2015, in Drinking Water, Health, by Erik

Research has been shown that drinking water enriched with hydrogen has potential therapeutic health benefits. Hydrogen-rich water can act as an anti-oxidant that can help offset harmful molecules taken in by pollution or excessive consumption of junk food. The studies done at the University of Pittsburgh in the U.S. also show that drinking hydrogen-rich water […]

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Re-use / Recycle Water Filter Cartridges

On March 28, 2015, in Commentary, Discoveries & Innovation, by ukwfstaff

Here’s a typical question we get: Hi The new water filter arrived and is safely installed , thank you . How do I dispose of the old one , does it go in to plastics recycling ? Best wishes Susan Good question Susan: There are 2 main types of filter we’ll cover here: Inline filters […]

Get Hydrated with Apples and Cinnamon

On March 4, 2015, in News, by Erik

It’s important to drink plenty of water to each day to stay healthy and shy away from sugary drinks and sodas. A tasty way to get your eight glasses per day is to infuse your drinking water with the flavor of apples and sweet cinnamon! Just follow the recipe here and enjoy a healthy drink […]

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Scientists Claim Fluoride in Tap Water Causes Depression

On March 2, 2015, in Commentary, by Erik

Many dental experts believe that putting fluoride in tap water can help a community’s overall oral health. However, scientists have discovered a link between fluoride consumption and depression along with other hazardous health effects.

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Add Some Spice to Your Drinking Water

On March 2, 2015, in News, by Erik

In order to stay healthy it’s recommended to stay hydrated and avoid sodas and sugary drinks. However, sometimes water can taste bland. Give your drinking water an extra kick by adding some sliced cucumbers and jalapeno to give your water an extra crisp taste and spice. Get the recipe here:: Slightly Spicy Water

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Don’t be fooled! Vitamin Water really isn’t healthy

On December 17, 2014, in Commentary, by Erik

Coca Cola’s VitaminWater is a popular brand of flavored water. Its name and labeling lead consumers to believe the drink is healthy. We know vitamins are good for us and we need to drink water, so why wouldn’t it be? Look a little closer at the label – it’s a trick!

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What’s the deal with fluoride?

On December 13, 2014, in Drinking Water, Health, by Erik

While most of Europe does not add fluoride to their water supply, England and Ireland are among the countries that do. Water fluoridation is done to prevent cavities in our teeth, but how effective is it, and what are the dangers of consuming fluoride? Some fluoride is derived from industrial waste and added to the […]

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Got Birch Water?

On November 20, 2014, in Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

We’re constantly bombarded by the next big thing when it comes to “super waters.” Coconut, cactus, and aloe water have all been pushed on us, and next in line is birch tree water. Birch trees are commonly found in British gardens, and some claim the water found inside can help with everything from the flu […]

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Marshall Islands Get Much-Needed Desalination Plant

On November 20, 2014, in Drinking Water, by Erik

Spectra Watermakers, a company specializing in small scale and energy efficient desalination systems, has opened a solar and wind-powered desalination plant on the atoll of Kili in the Marshall Islands. Kili’s 1200 residents had been suffering from both drought and polluted groundwater. Without a need for fuel, this plant saves thousands of dollars a year […]

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A Self-Filling Water Bottle? Check Out These New Water Innovations!

On November 19, 2014, in Commentary, Discoveries & Innovation, by Erik

If you’re a cyclist, these awesome new innovations in water bottle technology are for you!

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