Water Does Not Come From A Tap

Water plays a vital role in our lives, and as South Africans, the threat of Day Zero was real and has impacted us to this very day. South Africa is the 30th driest country in the world, yet we have neighbouring countries that suffer from major floods. However, just because there is rain, does not […]
 
 

Getting Out and About Again

As level 3 lockdown persists in South Africa, some things have started to return to normal while others things are still changed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Before you put your head out, here are a few things to consider, whether you are going for a walk or heading to the office. Getting out to exercise […]
 
 

Hard Water & Limescale

Hard water is potable water that contains magnesium and calcium particles. These minerals enter the water in areas with large amounts of limestone, chalk or gypsum, which are predominantly made up of calcium and magnesium carbonates, bicarbonates and sulfates. Limescale is the deposit of these minerals on surfaces in regular contact with water, such as tiles, taps, […]
 
 
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Drinking Enough Water During Lockdown?

With the rise of COVID-19, we have found ourselves confined to four walls in our house but are allowed out for essential services and grocery trips to your nearest store. The lockdown has had some negative effects on our health, particularly because we find ourselves eating to pass time. Sugary Snacks Stockpile Social media is […]
 
 

Why Is Greywater Important?

What Is Greywater?   Greywater can be defined as the leftover wastewater that is generated from water use, excluding sewage or water that has been contaminated with food. Greywater may contain traces of dirt, food, grease, hair, and certain household cleaning products or any number of other impurities.  Some examples of greywater include leftover water from […]
 
 

The Importance Of Water Filtration

Our tap water system may be good, but it’s far from flawless. Tap water is dirtier than it looks. Even “clean” drinking water that flows from the tap isn’t what most of us would think of as clean. Tap water can contain dirt, bacteria, chemicals, minerals and other impurities that make it smell and taste […]
 
 

Fluoride In Your Water, Is It Good For You?

Fluoride has been raising some controversy lately- is it good or bad, and should we be consuming it? In this post, we explore the ins and outs of fluoride in municipal and bottled water.  What Is Fluoride? Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is present in all water sources, rocks, soil and even in […]
 
 
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Benefits Of The Office Water Cooler

 “Water cooler talk” is the term used to describe casual discussions between co-workers about non-work-related topics. The term originated at a time when employees all worked in the same office, which invariably had a water cooler.  In general, water cooler talk conjures up a cliché of employees gossiping about their employer and fellow employees comes to mind, […]
 
 
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Do More, Waste Less With a Plumbed-In Water Cooler

A plumbed-in water cooler is a highly efficient water dispenser that has no big bottle sitting on top. It draws water directly from your home or business water source. It filters it on the spot, proving an unlimited supply of chilled (or hot) excellent quality drinking water for just a fraction of the cost of […]
 
 
summer hydration guide

Your Summer Hydration Guide

Drinking an adequate amount of water on a normal day is extremely important, so what about during Summer? Our body naturally loses water and electrolytes through sweating due to temperatures above the resting average body temperature. This is why we generally feel fatigued and lethargic during the day – it is our body telling us […]